MOTHER EARTH NEWS sponsored a solar tour to Israel in 1980 and was planning solar tours to Israel and Europe for 1981, as well as an alcohol fuel tour to Brazil.
A spectacular sunrise over the Dead Sea.
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TOP: The tour visited numerous solar manufacturers. BOTTOM LEFT: Israel's largest commercial solar system, on a hotel in Netanya. BOTTOM RIGHT: Integral solar houses at the Beth Hashita Kibbutz
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
TOP LEFT: Sky scrapers tower above Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock. TOP CENTER: A camel patiently waits outside the Garden of Gethsemane. RIGHT: Ancient tombs in the Valley of Kidron. BOTTOM LEFT: This aqueduct once brought water to the Roman city of Caesarea. BOTTOM CENTER: Nabatean ruins survive in the Negev desert.