May 03, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area

The Sea of Galilee is full, but virus rules mean nobody is there to see it

After an especially rainy winter, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty.

Tourism usually peaks in April, when Christians flock to the holy sites during the Easter season and Israelis descend on the beaches and nearby national parks to enjoy the spring weather and see the wildflowers bloom.

Full Story (The Times of Israel)

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