Travel to Israel, the Soviet Union, and China With Mother Earth News
In 1980, MOTHER EARTH NEWS offered three separate tours for interested readers who wanted to travel to Israel, the Soviet Union, and China.
TOP LEFT: Jerusalem's ancient, intriguing streets beg to be explored. TOP RIGHT: Rooftops abound with solar collectors, which turn Israel's 320 days of sunshine into a viable source of energy. BOTTOM LEFT: Ordzhonikidze's Sunnit Mosque, at the foot of the towering Caucasus, is now a museum. BOTTOM RIGHT: Large city parks, like this one in Jilin, were once closed to all except the Chinese royal family and foreigners.
ISRAEL: DEWAYNE COXON/SOVIET: MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF/CHINA: ALAN FEIGENBERG
No trip to China is is complete without a visit to the Great Wall.
PHOTO: ALAN FEIGENBERG
What better place to write a trip diary than in the flower-strewn fields outside the Soviet spa of Pyatigorsk?