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Old November 16th, 2012, 06:02 PM
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I wanted to take my wife on a train trip threw the Holy Land but was wondering if there is a way to travel from say Turkey to Israel and Egypt?
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I wanted to take my wife on a train trip threw the Holy Land but was wondering if there is a way to travel from say Turkey to Israel and Egypt?
Not by land; primarily because you have to cross Syria. There has been overland travel from Israel to Egypt but I have seen only buses; not trains. Air or sea will be a lot easier to navigate than trying to go overland.
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Also - the border between northern Israel and Lebanon is considered too dangerous by the US State Department for US citizens. It is off-limits to us, as far as I know (and it should be, it can be a very dangerous place).
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This is one reason why cruises to the Holy Land are such a good deal.
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I would not risk such a trip at this time.

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