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Yaron
17th June 2007, 10:23 AM
Yesterday we took Paddy & Leto for a stroll in the forest. we figured this would be a good walk with some shade, nice breeze and a great view.

The dogs had so much fun, mostly off the lead they were happy to be leading the pack. At some point they started running and went off the trail - they found a BBQ party - they were sure that this was a surprise for them so they joined in and by the time we found them they were already mingling with anyone with a sausage!!!

Here are the pics:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1359/559523735_1c284b4dc3_o.jpg

A typical view of the Judea mountains:
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1235/559523721_d272795a96_o.jpg


http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1317/559277214_9bc6940e3c_o.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1416/559507831_3c0e045301_o.jpg

Drinking some water:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1214/559523747_e0e8f78c15_o.jpg

The whole family here:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1177/559507957_17e4d24d61_o.jpg

Paddy:
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1131/559277220_fe3af38db2_o.jpg

Gem
17th June 2007, 11:04 AM
Wow, what amazing views! Your really lucky to live near there bet the dogs had a great time they certainly look pleased with themselves:D

ourempire
17th June 2007, 11:31 AM
Wonderful pictures and stunning views! I hope the dogs enjoyed the sausages :)

Charleen
17th June 2007, 12:43 PM
What a wonderful outing. Love the pics of the dog and the scenery.

Cathryn
17th June 2007, 04:20 PM
What fantastic scenary!! Looks like a good time was had, did the dogs manage to persuade any-one to give them a sausage or two I wonder? :lol:

Cathy T
17th June 2007, 04:39 PM
What beautiful scenery! I'm sure that party was arranged just for them ;)

Rj Mac
17th June 2007, 07:49 PM
Stunning photos....what fantastic views cl*p

Ste
17th June 2007, 08:24 PM
Wonderful scenery, i'm green with envy :) I'm sure my dogs would be too, they've never stumbled upon a BBQ party while out walking though i'm sure they live in hope:D

Remali
17th June 2007, 08:35 PM
Your dogs are so adorable!! And wow, the scenery there is gorgeous, what a beautiful place for a walk with your dogs!

Yaron
17th June 2007, 09:31 PM
I see that it's working! Part of the reason that I share such pictures with you is to show everyone how living in Jerusalem / Israel is actually beautiful and very normal.

Without getting into politics, usually people only get to hear about the bad stuff. I just want you to know that there are so many good and beautiful things that they don't tell you about on CNN or BBC. If I managed to get anyone interested in visiting here or maybe change a little bit of their view of the area - then YES ! That's an achievment. Unfortunately the media usually put a focus on the extrems, however, life in Israel is NOT what they normally show you.

Sorry if this is extremly off topic. I just wish to welcome you all in Jerusalem!!!

Just tell me when you are coming (-;

Jen
18th June 2007, 01:13 AM
Stunning photos, and a very cute family! :D

With photos like that, I don't know how you couldn't change people's perceptions!

Cathy Moon
18th June 2007, 02:40 AM
You have changed my perception already! Thanks for sharing these lovely photos.:)

Ste
18th June 2007, 02:55 PM
You have changed my perception already! .:)

Same here, my OH has wanted to visit Jerusalem for years and I keep putting him off :lpy:

Yaron
18th June 2007, 09:58 PM
Same here, my OH has wanted to visit Jerusalem for years and I keep putting him off :lpy:

You should definitely visit then. Jerusalem is currently packed with tourists from around the world. I know this because I work in the most famous hotel - The King David.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Remeber, it's really different from what you may have thought. It's nice, safe, great weather and full of outstanding tourist attractions. (-:

Nancy
18th June 2007, 10:32 PM
I know exactly where you work. My niece and nephew-in-law met in Israel. After living in California for many years, they are going back for a 2 year work assignment. I'll tell them to say hello if they visit your hotel, it's a gorgeous hotel.

Caraline
20th June 2007, 12:16 PM
Great scenery, handsome men & cute dogs. :D