A traveler, tour guide and a Galilean cultural researcher. Amnon, a resident of Kfar Vradim, a graduate of the History Department at Tel Aviv University, completed 22 years of military service with the rank of lieutenant colonel and later became an emissary to South America. After returning to Israel, he managed a regional radio station and decided to take a sabbatical among the Galilee villages and its residents, during which he began to guide tours. Among his outstanding achievements – author of the best-selling travel books “Secrets of Galilee” and “Five Minutes from the Zimmer”; presenter of the radio program “Galilee Time” and radio station spots that specialized in the Galilee experience; writer of columns and articles that were published in prominent travel and culture newspapers and magazines in Israel. Curious and a constant researcher who specializes in folklore tours in the Galilee, wine tours, geopolitical tours and even experiential tours to the taverns in Greece.
Among Amnon Gofer’s flagship tours: a trip to Peki’in – Clandestine – Peki’in – Giants Walking the Alleys:
Three houses convey the story of the village to the traveler…. Among their rooms are the heroes of a tale whose pages have not been sealed … Through stories of heroism, philosophical thought and political wisdom, the tales of people whose stamp is embedded on the history of the village, the Galilee and the State of Israel will be unveiled … The house of “Commander Youssef Hussein Ali”, the living room of Gideon Abbas and the house of the revolutionary Naim Makhoul in the heart of Peki’in Valley.
“… In his unique and amusing way, Amnon Gofer combines depth of knowledge and the Galilee’s unique experience, seasoned with spicy stories mixed with tradition, legends, imagination and reality.”