15.07.2011 13.Tammus, 5771
A new column: Travel expert Joe Yudin introduces "the road less travelled" as well as some new discoveries at more well-known sites.
There is no better place in Israel to mix a day of hiking in beautiful natural surroundings while visiting incredible ancient and modern historical sites than on the Golan Heights. An eclectic blend of places can always be worked into an itinerary, from wine tasting, to exploring a 2,000 year old city or a battle site, the Golan Heights has it all. In the summer months, which are usually brutally hot, it is always a good idea to include an easy or even a rigorous hike in or around the Golan’s many springs or streams to which you can take a refreshing dip and relax along the way. A favorite hike among Israelis, albeit a bit off the beaten path for the average tourist, is the hike through Nahal Gilabon (pronounced Jilla-boon)….