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  • Dead SeaThe second part of my trip to the Holy Land took me outside of Jerusalem to explore the rest of the country. Leaving Jerusalem as another terrorist incident occurred, I boarded my bus that drove eastwards towards the Dead Sea. Whilst Posted by kmmk17 in The Historic Holy Land | Nov 4, 2014
  • I'm just going to ask you a few questions...Leaving Jordan was no problem, but coming back into Israel after walking across no man's land was not the case. As the lady at the border gate did a check through my passport there she saw my stamp from the Posted by kmmk17 in The Historic Holy Land | Nov 6, 2014
  • Though you don't have this in England...I then arrived just before the sunset, which would enter the Shabbat. Having checked in at the hostel I then headed off to Old Jaffa - the oldest part of Tel Aviv, where the Old Port was illuminated. Posted by kmmk17 in The Historic Holy Land | Nov 7, 2014
  • Welcome to IsraelThe working world means I have much less time for holidays....but more money to spend on them! And my latest adventure took me to Israel. Whilst the country is absolutely teaming with history, it also has, as we know, a huge Posted by kmmk17 in The Historic Holy Land | Oct 31, 2014
  • The Old CityWaking up nice and early in Jerusalem, I grabbed breakfast from downstairs and then headed off for the Haram el-Sharif/Temple Mount, racing through the Old City and past the Western/Wailing Wall, making the queue by 8:10. The complex is only open Posted by kmmk17 in The Historic Holy Land | Nov 1, 2014
  • Yad VashemMy final day in the capital consisted of visiting Yad Vashem, the Holocaust museum, which when I visited was absolutely full of tourists, including groups of Israeli soldiers, all with their huge guns. The museum has recently been improved and Posted by kmmk17 in The Historic Holy Land | Nov 3, 2014
  • Day 9- Jerusalem, Final DayShalom everyone. As I begin writing this entry, it is going on 11:30 here. We are in Ben Gurion Airport, waiting for our flight. It doesn't seem real that we are leaving. I don't want to. But I promised myself Posted by Jordan Long in Experiencing Israel | Jun 19, 2017
  • Focus as Talmidim - Day 2Day 2 began with an incredible Sunday morning worship service on the Sea of Galilee (literally). We traveled on a boat to the middle where my good friend Mark Howard led us in a sweet time of singing and Posted by Budwenzel in Bud Wenzel's Israel Journeys | Jun 19, 2017
  • Day 8- Hebron and Gush EtzionShalom everyone! Here are a few more pictures from yesterday! [im Posted by Jordan Long in Experiencing Israel | Jun 18, 2017
  • Day 7- Yeshua in JerusalemShalom and good morning everyone! Yesterday was a busy Sabbath day. Early in the morning Andrew accompanied me to the Western Wall area to record a dance. We definitely attracted a lot of attention first of all with me dancing, and Posted by Jordan Long in Experiencing Israel | Jun 17, 2017
  • Day 6- Up to JerusalemShabbat Shalom from Jerusalem! This was not necessarily a busy day, but we were in the sun a lot so I think everyone got exhausted. We began our day at the Jordan River baptism site near the Sea of Galilee. Posted by Jordan Long in Experiencing Israel | Jun 16, 2017
  • Arrived![float=left][/float] [float=left][/float]Well, the June 2017 Posted by Budwenzel in Bud Wenzel's Israel Journeys | Jun 16, 2017
  • Day 5- Sea and MountainsGood evening everyone! We are writing this blog sitting on the hallway floor in the basement of our hotel. The lobby does not have any outlets to plug the laptop into. So Kelsey and I found one in the hallway Posted by Jordan Long in Experiencing Israel | Jun 15, 2017
  • Day 4- Golan HeightsGood morning everyone! Yesterday was another long, full day. We left our hotel at 8:30 in the morning and didn’t return until 6:45 in the evening, 15 minutes before supper. It was a day of exploring the history of Israel, Posted by Jordan Long in Experiencing Israel | Jun 14, 2017
  • Day 2-3 PicturesAs promised, i am posting pictures from yesterday. I also am posting the remainder of the pictures of people planting trees...I only realized after it that they weren't coming through. In the morning I will post everything from today, however Posted by Jordan Long in Experiencing Israel | Jun 14, 2017
  • The Red Sea - ahhhhhhWe left Wadi Rum early and arrived in Aqaba by 9:30am. Checked in, quick shower after a day and night in the desert and off to walk around Aqaba and spent some time on the beach. Aqaba is on Posted by CWalts in A New Adventure - Israel & Jordan | Jan 7, 2016
  • Following JesusWe started the day walking to the cathedral in Nazareth. It is a spectacular modern cathedral, Church of Annunciation, is built around the home of Mary. A Byzantine church was built over the place where it is believed that the Posted by CWalts in A New Adventure - Israel & Jordan | Dec 26, 2015
  • Continuing in the footsteps of JesusAfter a quick tour of the kibbutz and the history of kibbutz's we headed off to the Jordan River for a stop at one of the three locations considered to be where Jesus was baptized. This one is the Posted by CWalts in A New Adventure - Israel & Jordan | Dec 27, 2015
  • The GroupI am on this trip with G Adventures a tour company based in Canada. I found them via a search for small group tours as I wasn't comfortable traveling solo in the middle east. Their are 9 in this Posted by CWalts in A New Adventure - Israel & Jordan | Dec 28, 2015
  • MasadaThis is an amazing historical site. If anyone does not know the main story of Masada read The Dovekeepers or google it. The history of the site goes back to King Herod. This guy knew how to spend Posted by CWalts in A New Adventure - Israel & Jordan | Dec 28, 2015
  • Last day on IsraelIt's a nasty day. Cold, wet, windy but we headed out early to get in line to The Dome of the Rock. Hours are limited and even in the rain the line was long. We enjoyed watching Posted by CWalts in A New Adventure - Israel & Jordan | Dec 30, 2015
  • The West BankI have waited to post about this day because it was quite overwhelming. After breakfast we left the Bedouin camp and headed off to visit the Duhaishe Camp for Palestinian refugees and then onto Bethlehem. The camp was established in Posted by CWalts in A New Adventure - Israel & Jordan | Dec 29, 2015
  • Amazing first day!I got up early and headed out. I am literally across the street from the Old City. I headed to the Jaffa Gate which is the main entrance to the Christian Quarter and where the free walking tour begins. I Posted by CWalts in A New Adventure - Israel & Jordan | Dec 23, 2015
  • And now, Day 2But before I begin Day 2, I want to mention the two guides I had yesterday. Ryan from Waco, TX led the free tour. He was quite good although maybe a bit verbose. Leah led the tunnel Posted by CWalts in A New Adventure - Israel & Jordan | Dec 24, 2015
  • Very new to very old.It was a jam-packed day. After making a stop at the memorial where Yitzak Rabin was shot we left Tel Aviv and drove over to Jaffa which is one of the most ancient port cities in the world. Posted by CWalts in A New Adventure - Israel & Jordan | Dec 25, 2015
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