Silver Wind Arrives in the Holy Land, Part II
Friday, April 17, 2015
Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports
Today, our adventures continued aboard Silversea’s Silver Wind with our early-morning arrival into Haifa, Israel; an attractive port city with a population of nearly 300,000. It’s Israel’s third-largest city, and for those of us on the Silver Wind, an important jumping-off point for seven separate shore excursion options to the nearby cities of Acre, Nazareth and Tel Aviv.
I chose to take the 10.5-hour long Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee (HFA-B, $199 per person), which promised to pack a ton of the Israeli countryside into a single day. I’d also had a keen interest in visiting th