[ Sunset from the Livnot balcony in Tzfat ]


Tzfat (or Safed - it does not transliterate into English well) is a stunningly beautiful city on a mountaintop in Israel.

Traditionally, it is the city of the mystics and kabalists. Today, it is known as an artists colony.
[ Late night view of partially-ruined Tzfat stairway

Unfortunately, Tzfat was nearly leveled many times over by earthquakes, and there are several places around the city that are still (many years later) under rubble.
[ Davening candle from Tzfat ] [ Tzfat alleyway and denizen... ] [ Chuppah candle from Tzfat ] [ View of the mountains from Tzfat ] [ Route down from Tzfat ]  

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