Saturday, July 3, 2010

My new apartment




boxes all over

The project of moving to my new apartment in Haifa, on top of the Carmel mountain, was a huge effort in all aspects, and took almost a whole month. Because of the need to adapt everything to the new relatively smaller size of the apartment, it was harder than ever before. I had to get rid of furniture, and much other stuff which I've collected through the years. I had to give 2 of the 3 dogs I had in the yard, which means one dog and one cat are still with me.


Nana on the porch

The good side is the location of the apartment; the view is breath taking- I can see the sun rises every new day (if I could have woken up at this hour…). Since it is around 450 meters above sea level it isn't too hot and humid as it was on the sea shore where I used to live, and most of the time there is nice wind, which could  even be a little chilly at nights.


- Haifa Bay  view to west/north


Nazareth hills, the view to the east- over the vally of Izrael


Although not everything is ready yet, and there is so much to still do, I am going to start working again tomorrow; it really has been too long and I do miss my studio.


another view to the east Menashe hills

4 comments:

nickandmiri said...

Mazal tov Varda! Nof me'tamtem! I'm sure you'll be happy when all is unpacked and you start feeling more settled. As they say here "poco a poco" (little by little). I like the new blog layout too! :-)
Miri

Linda Starr said...

what a beautiful view, so sorry you had to give up your two dogs; moving isn't easy, I gave up my gardens and much when I moved and slowing settling in myself, the studio helps for sure.

Shelley said...

Mazal tov on your new apt. Varda, much bracha and hatzlacha. Thanks for showing us the pictures.
(It must have been hard to part from your other pets).
The view is really breathtaking.
Enjoy it and enjoy going back to work in your stuido.
We readers look forward to seeing your new work posted.
Best,
Shelley from Jerusalem.

Silvana said...

Hi Varda,thanks so much for your visit and comment in my blog!
What amazing view you have!!!!! I loved! I think is delicious to see this view every day!!!!!
Bests wishes for you to!!!!
Silvana

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