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Ya Habibi, Tel Aviv

February 6, 2015

It's hard to imagine Tel Aviv as nothing but a field of sand dunes and scrub, as it was a little more than a century ago when it was founded. The now bustling tech metropolis is juxtaposed with the ancient port of Jaffa in the same municipality, and both are hubs of architecture and busy neighborhoods. We spent a few days in Tel Aviv, visiting the market and learning about the city's history. We were only able to spend an hour or so in both Jaffa and close-by Caesarea, which stunned us with its Mediterranean sunset over rocky shores and Roman ruins. If you visit, definitely plan adequate time for these sights.

If you're wondering where the title of this post comes from, it's from this song.

Elsewhere this week:

Nature photographer Achim Kostrzewa has been to Antarctica 27 times since 1995. He chronicles his adventures in a two-part article for Photography Life.

For her fantastically titled series The Swagabonds, Geraldine Freyeisen found the most fashionable residents of Skid Row in Los Angeles.

Spanish photographer Fernando Moleres documented life at a Chinese Internet Addiction treatment center. Go play outside after viewing this one.

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