The Golan Heights have jumped back into the news the last few days.
Today the Golan Heights is a centre of viticulture and the region is now better known for its wine than for its war torn past.
Despite the clear skies, the sound of rolling thunder and bright artillery flashes on the horizon was proof positive of the civil war in Syria just across the border.
Dangerous leftovers from yesteryear.
In complete consonance with the zeitgeist of the times, a gift shop in a former war zone.
Remnant of the Yom Kippur war.
A gorgeous LA crooner flatters my lens with a pose atop a Chieftan tank.
Wine and women on the Golan Heights! What’s not to like??