Israel/Jordan Tour – Nov, 2012, Day 11

We were greeted with blue skies as we left the hotel after a hearty breakfast. Our first stop was the Mt. of Olives. What a view from the top! The whole Old City & Temple Mount can be seen. We walked down the “Palm Sunday” route, stopping at Dominus...

Israel/Jordan Tour – Nov 2012, Day 10

A nice sunrise awaited us on this third and last morning in Tiberias. After breakfast we checked out, loaded the bus, and departed by 7:30 for Nazareth. Driving through this home town of Jesus, we headed to the precipice of the city where we read from Luke 1 and 4....

Israel/Jordan Tour – Nov, 2012, Day 9

Departing once again at 7:30, we headed north to the Golan Heights. Our first stop was Dan. With a few sprinkles on the way, we were ready for this walk along Israel’s most green area. Here we saw one of the three headwaters of the Jordan River. From Dan’s...

Israel/Jordan Tour – Nov, 2012, Day 8

We had our first rainy day today, although actually it cleared this afternoon. This was the first substantial rain of the season for Israel, a blessing for them! After breakfast we drove to the best lookout over the NW corner of the Sea of Galilee, Arbel. We walked...

Israel/Jordan Tour – Nov, 2012, Day 7

The day started with a beautiful sunrise over the Dead Sea. After breakfast and loading the bus, our first site of the day, Masada, was only 15 minutes north. Masada is best known for being a Jewish fortress that withstood the Romans for 3 years following the...

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