Stairway to Haifa: Cutting a slice out of the city's urban layer cake
Haifa Trail gives walkers vivid picture and robust taste of diversity making the northern city colorful and intriguing.
"Like another city, a city within a city, or a city on top of a city, layers upon layers, like a cream cake," Esti G. Haim writes of Haifa in her latest book, which takes place there. Haifa, the northern port city that slopes from Mount Carmel to the Mediterranean coast, is Israel's third largest and is known both for its dramatic topography, as described by Haim, and its diverse population.
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