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  • Israel: Roots of Christianity ==Itinerary== We spent 11 full days in Israel, crossing the border from Jordan in the north at the Jordan River/Sheikh Hussein Crossing near the Sea of Galilee, then continuing west to the coastli Posted by janejoe in Jordan & Israel - 2019 | Nov 14, 2019
  • Israel-Day 1We have been friends with Gregg and Howard our entire married lives. Ron and Gregg met their first day of college in 1976. Our friendship is a solid one. About a year ago, Gregg and Howard approached Posted by bloomcrew in Israel 2019 | Nov 6, 2019
  • The end of the journey...or is it just the beginning?have fallen behind again. One day blends into another here. The other day we left by 530 to drive south of Jerusalem to a small community in the Judean hills where we had the opportunity to pick olives. It was Posted by Jordan Long in Israel Journey 2019 | Nov 5, 2019
  • Jerusalem!Thursday was amazing. And full. We were on the bus headed to Jerusalem by 5:30. When we arrived about an hour later we headed up onto the Mount of Olives. Spread out before us was Jerusalem in all its splendor. Posted by Jordan Long in Israel Journey 2019 | Nov 2, 2019
  • Around the World in 20 days - second stop IsraelWe landed in Tel Aviv late afternoon, checked into the lovely David Citadel Hotel and had a quick meal before heading off to meet up with old neighbours that are currently living in Doha and happened to be in Jerusalem Posted by bumblebum in Migrating South | Oct 31, 2019
  • Galilee and ShilohI've fallen a bit behind. The internet connection was not so good earlier. Yesterday was an amazing day. It's so hard to say a favorite place in Israel. There are so many. But the Sea of Galilee is at the top Posted by Jordan Long in Israel Journey 2019 | Oct 30, 2019
  • Harvesting the Fruits of the Land8:35pm It's almost lights out....we have a really early morning tomorrow. We are all getting on the bus for 5:00am, to be able to be up at Elon Moreh for breakfast and sunrise. Tomorrow is a tour day. Today we were harvesting Posted by Jordan Long in Israel Journey 2019 | Oct 27, 2019
  • Pictures[img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/678517/large_1025190859a.jp Posted by Jordan Long in Israel Journey 2019 | Oct 26, 2019
  • Shabbat in the Land4:45 am I didn't have a chance to write the other day when we got here.... It was different approaching Israel in the dark of night. It was 5:00 am when we landed, so the sun had not yet risen. I kept Posted by Jordan Long in Israel Journey 2019 | Oct 26, 2019
  • Israel Part 4On my last day in Israel, I took a tour of northern Israel. The tour stopped in Caeserea, Haifa, Rosh HaNikra, and Acre. We drove up the coast from Tel Aviv to Caesarea, the ancient Roman capital and port. Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | Oct 19, 2019
  • Tel Aviv to Rosh HanikraA bit of a catchup here. We’ve been busy in the north with Mike and Carol showing us around all sorts of fascinating locations. Read on. Tuesday was Erev Yom Kippur – the eve of Yom Kippur Posted by Ross and Gill in Israel and Jordan | Oct 15, 2019
  • Israel Part 3In this post, I'll review my time at Armor Corps Museum and my tour of Jerusalem. The Armored Corps Museum is located in Latrun (which is halfway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem). It is a memorial site and the main Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | Oct 14, 2019
  • Masada to Tel AvivAfter five days based at our Jerusalem hotel, we were off to discover new parts. Jerusalem has made a huge impact on us both. The history and the significance of this place for so many, be it Muslim, Jew, Christian Posted by Ross and Gill in Israel and Jordan | Oct 8, 2019
  • Jerusalem – Ancient and ModernOur guide Effi for the next few days picked us up at the hotel. This day was a tour of the new city and we started with a walk around Mt Herzl which is the Israeli National Cemetery and Posted by Ross and Gill in Israel and Jordan | Oct 6, 2019
  • Israel Part 2In this post, I'll go over my visit to the Golan Heights. The Golan Heights is probably one of the most controversial places on the planet (another is Jerusalem), so I will not get into the history or status today. Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | Oct 6, 2019
  • Arriving in the Promised LandWhat an emotional experience it was arriving in Israel. My heritage on full display. After a great flight with Cathay we landed in Tel Aviv. Even the airport was symbolic. A tall limestone wall greeted us as we walked to Posted by Ross and Gill in Israel and Jordan | Oct 3, 2019
  • NablusHow lovely to be wondering the streets of this wonderful Old City. This is certainly one of my “happy places”. The sights, the sounds, the smells, the welcome; because this is not yet a tourist venue one can wander the Posted by Valfowles in Granny on the Rails (Part 2) | Sep 29, 2019
  • Jericho and Bethlehem and onto JerusalemWe had intended to get the shared minibus ( Service) to Jericho but Deema’s brother knew a taxi driver who did us a good deal so we had nearly door to door A/c transport as we dropped through the desert Posted by Valfowles in Granny on the Rails (Part 2) | Sep 29, 2019
  • IsraelGreetings! The next adventure is a little different from the rest. I visited Israel for a few days and took a couple of tours around the Golan Heights, the Jerusalem area, and northern Israel (Caesarea, Haifa, Rosh Hanikra, and Akko). Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | Sep 29, 2019
  • Jerusalem Day OffIf you read yesterday’s entry you may understand why we took today off. Shirley also had a bad stomach which made the prospect of walking even less attractive. So we visited the shops next to the hotel, had a light Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Sep 25, 2019
  • Jerusalem What a full day. We started early at the Garden Tomb. This is a place where many people believe the crucifixion and burial took place since it was put forward as a possibility about 150 years ago. It is beautifully Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Sep 24, 2019
  • Jerusalem Today in Jerusalem we started at the museum with a 1:50 scale model of the city as it was in the first century. It is quite impressive. [img=https://photos.travel Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Sep 23, 2019
  • Masada and Dead SeaStarted the day’s tour with Masada, the desert fortress where the Jewish rebels of 70 AD held out against the Romans until all was lost and they killed their families and themselves rather than become slaves or worse. It is Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Sep 23, 2019
  • Jordan River and CapernaumToday was extremely hot, it reached 42. We first went to the Jordan River. Even first thing in the morning it was extremely busy with many groups being baptized. Our tour director said if any of us wanted to be Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Sep 20, 2019
  • Acre, Cana and Sea of GalileeThis morning we visited the Crusader city of Acre. When the Turks drove the Crusaders out in the 12th century, they built their city on top of the existing city, using its roofs as their floors. This has resulted in Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Sep 19, 2019
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