Category Archives: Rhine River Cruise and Israel 2016-09

Rhine River Cruise and Israel-Postscript

This is the last post chronicling our cruise on the Rhine River followed by ten days in Israel.  If you would like to start at the beginning of our trip, click on this link https://musinwithsusan.com/2016/09/04/on-our-way-2/   and then move forward from … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise and Israel-Day 19

Today is the last full day of our trip.  We fly out of Tel Aviv at the ungodly hour of 4:50 a.m. tomorrow morning. A couple of days ago a gentleman at the pool suggested that we visit the Weizmann … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise and Israel-Day 18

We have two days in Tel Aviv before we fly home.  We started our day today with a lovely walk along the promenade across the street from our hotel and a couple of hours by the pool. This afternoon we … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise and Israel-Day 17

Yesterday we said farewell to the enchanted city of Jerusalem and our cabbie, Eli, picked us up and drove us to Tel Aviv, the last stop on our trip. We checked in to the Intercontinental David Hotel and walked across … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise and Israel-Day 16

Yesterday we had lunch at Machneyuda Restaurant.  This is a very well-known restaurant with a prize-winning chef and we expected upscale and fancy.  I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was actually a little hole-in-the-wall with lots of character … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise and Israel Days 14 and 15

Yesterday, Saturday,  I took a day off from touring and caught up with my posts. Last night we had a wonderful Italian dinner at a tiny neighborhood restaurant called Cielo. We were up bright and early this morning, Sunday,  and … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise and Israel-Day 13

This is my third post for today. Please look for Days 11 and 12 in your newsfeed.  There’s lots there!  It is Shabbat (the Sabbath) and Jerusalem shuts down until sundown.  Some of the museums stay open so Clifford, Ellen … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise and Israel-Day Twelve

Thursday was the beginning of two whirlwind days with our tour guide, Toby http://tobyabrams.com .  Toby was a fabulous guide; extremely knowledgable, energetic, and entertaining! And, oh, by the way, seven months pregnant. Our first tour was called Back Alleys of the … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise and Israel-Day 11

We arrived in Tel Aviv from Amsterdam on Wednesday at the the ungodly hour of 2:45 a.m.  We taxied to the Marriott Hotel to catch a few hours of sleep before moving on to Jerusalem. We awoke late in the … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise and Israel-Day 10

Tuesday was our last day in Amsterdam.  We started the day with a visit to the Van Gogh Museum. It is a wonderful museum and I was in awe when I stood in front of the Sunflowers. An entire exhibit … Continue reading

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