Today we had a beautiful saturday...gorgeous weather and great moods..we met up with friends and took some trips into nature...we visited some areas around Jerusalem..the almond trees are beginning to blossom...the kids went walking through caves...


the trees and their wonderful shadows...

we even saw a dam...
we stopped off to drink tea and look for snails...
the sun and the moon...
and then we went to visit ein kerem - an old artists village...so beautiful


we are beginning our week with smiles on our faces :)


18 Comments:

  1. stephanie s said...
    no wonder you are drawing such beautiful trees! it looks like you had full and lovely day! that blue sky is so so wonderful.
    Shari said...
    hi julie,
    what a lovely saturday! almond trees, sipping tea, watching snails and those blue shutters. beauty everywhere. we went on a little walk in the woods today too. i snapped photos of trees...as i had them on my mind because of your lovely series. xoxox s
    risa said...
    hello dear julie. i love those photos. i especially love the one with the flower. gorgeous! and i love the idea of exploring caves! i've always been intrigued by caves.
    AnastasiaC said...
    Beatiful pis Julie- love the colour of the sky...so bright!
    Do you eat snails - Yum!!!
    gracia said...
    Beautiful, beautiful photos, Julie. The light, and those curly tree shadows... thanks for the stroll and the refreshing sip of tea - all that walking had me a little parched.
    Wonderful!
    take care, g xo
    Vanessa said...
    Did you notice that the last photo has a hot air ballon in it?? LOVEliness...
    louise said...
    It looks so beautiful and the light is amazing. That last photo especially, with the sun flare, is wonderful.
    cheers, lj
    cruststation said...
    I am always in awe of the beauty from your trips. I have never seen an almond tree before, how wonderful and look at the blue sky and the dam, gorgeous! I like how you brought a stove to cook tea :)-you must share more of your photographs.
    Janet said...
    what a perfect day, smile :) xx
    lisa s said...
    so... my friends said that their israli friends always pull over and make coffee on the side of the road w/ their little kit.... looks like you do the same thing!

    i LOVE that!!!

    what lovely trees.....
    kelly said...
    how this makes me *beam*

    your day looks idyllic...wonderful photos + tales of your day!

    hope that your week continues to be sun + smile filled! xx
    Wendy said...
    We also had beautiful weather on saturday. Those are wonderful photos. I hope you weren't boiling snails in with that tea.
    tiel s-k said...
    you know that there is a similar light in these photos to that here in Australia. So crisp and clean.
    enjoy your days
    maditi said...
    thank´s for the smiles and the amazing trees!!
    love your little road side tea kit ;)
    amisha said...
    i love those blue skies in your photos, and the amazing trees... what an incredible landscape and sounds like a perfect weekend! sun and friends and tea and nature... wonderful.
    hugs
    amisha
    bugheart said...
    boy
    would i
    start the week
    with a smile
    after a beautiful
    weekend
    like that!
    wow.
    great photos!
    Hagit said...
    I love Ein Kerem, and your trip sounds so great! Have a wonderful rest-of-the-week! :)
    jessica said...
    lovely pics.
    especially like the blue shutters and green on the wall.
    tea out in the open....so nice.

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