Photos of Maccabiah Opening in Jerusalem
Originally posted on The Real Jerusalem Streets:
The Maccabiah 2013 Opening was one huge event,
with 9000 athletes from over 70 countries participating.
30,000 people came to watch the opening ceremony at Teddy Stadium.
Anyone who says Israelis are not patient and do not stay in line
would have been shocked by this queue for shuttle buses from the parking area to Teddy.
No way I was going to wait there, so I went around the corner to get a public bus.
Oops, not off to a good start, as it seems that these folks were waiting in the wrong place
and I found a seat on an empty bus.
Buses, buses and more buses arrived,
too bad there were none when I left and I had to walk home.
Only in Israel:
this boy was selling cut-up watermelon for 15 shekels,
and of course, there were bags of sunflower seeds for sale too.
Everyone found a…
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