Israel's diverse nature, people and geography, condensed to a relatively small area, make it such a fascinating destination. Although a rare treat in a mostly hot climate, sometimes it gets cold enough for snow, especially in the North. Hermon mountain's snowy cap can be spotted from afar. It is the highest peak in Israel .
Make Eat team went out to explore the old city of Akko. We walked the winding, narrow streets and climbed innumerous, steep steps to bring you our favorite accommodation options inside the ancient city walls of Akko. Staying in the old city is a very special experience particularly suited for people who prefer unconventional, slow travelling that allows to immerse in the local culture and get to know the local people. With its souk, various historical sites and local dwellers still living in their ancestral homes, Akko offers exactly that.
Eyal Asaf’s photographs transport the viewer to those airy places of silence and wonder where everything is beautiful and perfect as in a dream. They offer a different point of view of the familiar world, a new and optimistic perspective from a remote or even detached place.
I chop the mallow leaves, season and make mallow patties. I put them in a small Pyrex box adorned with flowers that used to be my grandmother’s; half for me and half for a patient of mine, who has lately exhausted her strength. I get in the car and head straight towards the winding road leading to the kibbutz.