Haifa Travel Blog› entry 7 of 29 › view all entries
August 13th, 2008 – by: mistein
They were able to overcome the massive waves and undertow through impressive techniques without the use of any machine or modern equipment-- and of corse lots of slave labor... The city had been rebuilt numerous times by different groups and eventually was bought by a man who restored it as a resort slash historical landmark. The stadium that once stood there as a theatre for the Romans was rebuilt and is now used for performances.
After the tour we got to go swimming in the remains of the ancient port which was cool except for it was pretty dirty since not much water moves in and out of it... but it still felt good after walking through the 90 degree heat all afternoon.
I've got a bunch of studying to do now since it is already midterm time here... I can't believe I have been here almost two weeks...
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