Rabin Square, Tel Aviv, Israel

Seeing modern day Tel Aviv, Elijah knew that Israel was a happening place.

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Netanya, Israel

Seeing floats paragliding off the shores of Netanya, Israel, reminded Elijah that Israel is a country with lots of cool things happening there.  He thought maybe he should stay for a while and get to know the country a bit better, since last time he lived there, there wasn’t running water or indoor plumbing.

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Negev, Israel

The rugged beauty of the Negev Desert inspired Elijah.  He thought back upon the legend of the Jews leaving Egypt as he surveyed the landscape.

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Jerusalem, Israel

Elijah felt something very special being in the city of Jerusalem.

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Dead Sea, Israel

The Dead Sea at sunrise was a magnificent sight.  Elijah had to go there to see if what he heard was true: that one floats in the Dead Sea because of all the salt, and cannot sink.

The ruins of Caesarea Maritima, Israel

Though no one was around, Elijah wandered about the ancient city of Caesarea, built by Herod the Great.

Rosh HaNikra, Israel

Elijah loved the beauty of the grottoes of Rosh HaNikra in Israel.  On the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Elijah couldn’t have found a more wonderful place to take a short break from his travels.

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Elijah thought he was in Disneyland when he arrived at Neuschwanstein Castle, but learned it was built by King Ludwig.  Elijah did find out that the castle had been the inspiration for the Sleeping Beauty’s Castle in Disneyland.

Hohenschwangau Castle, Germany

Elijah became confused when he began to visit the castles in Germany.  He wasn’t sure if this was King Ludwig II’s childhood home or the castle he built for himself.  This was the castle Ludwig grew up in and that his father King Maximilian had built.

Window in Alsace, France

Elijah, hoping to find some wonderful Alsatian wine, peered into this window along the Wine Road.