Nature

Adventure in Wadi Khreitoun 10: Mountain Goats

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 17.07.2006:


At times, we were called on to mimic wildlife too. Here we are climbing like mountain goats. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Adventure in Wadi Khreitoun 11: Rocks and Scrub

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 17.07.2006:


Much of the landscape on our walk was made up of rock and scrub. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Adventure in Wadi Khreitoun 12: Caves across the Valley

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 17.07.2006:


We passed many caves across the valley as we hiked, but our destination was on our side of the wadi. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Adventure in Wadi Khreitoun 13: Bat Cave

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 17.07.2006:


The small birds flitting in this cave, once inhabited by a hermit, turned out to be tiny bats. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Adventure in Wadi Khreitoun14: Winding Canyons

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 17.07.2006:


We had breathtaking views of winding canyons, sometimes with a glimpse of the Dead Sea beyond. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Adventure in Wadi Khreitoun 15: Everyday Archeologist

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 17.07.2006:


A building contractor, Emad is an amateur archeologist, regularly stumbling on significant finds. In Palestine, everyone is a potential archeologist. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Adventure in Wadi Khreitoun 16: Spot the Mosaic

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 17.07.2006:


Can you see any mosaics in the dirt here? Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Adventure in Wadi Khreitoun 17: Mosaics in the Palm

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 17.07.2006:


When you know what to look for, you can pick out the mosaics from the rocks and pebbles. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Adventure in Wadi Khreitoun 18: Lone Wall

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 17.07.2006:


This wall is the lone survivor of what was once part of a monastery. We squeeze into its shade to sketch and eat a snack. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Adventure in Wadi Khreitoun 19: Sketching in the Shade of a Wall

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 17.07.2006:


Some of the students were more concerned with what they saw in their mind's eye than what was in front of them--like the girl who drew the Dome of the Rock inside an eye. She cannot see the real thing due to the Wall separating Bethlehem from Jerusalem. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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