Beaches

  I love beaches.  As a kid we used to vacation all the time in Cape May, NJ.  While “Jersey” beaches often get a bum rap because of dirty water and beaches cluttered with litter, the beach at Cape May has always received high reviews.   Now being on...

July 2013 Israel-Jordan Tour – Day 14 & 15

DAY 14: SUNDAY – JULY 21 This last full day was a good one.  After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, we loaded the bus and headed north.  We stopped again in Karak for a short break on the way to the Allenby Bridge border crossing.  Once we arrived, the...

July 2013 Israel-Jordan Tour – Day 13

DAY 13: SATURDAY – JULY 20 We start the tour of Petra at 8 a.m. After getting our tickets, we began our walk into the site. We can already see the high mountain peaks around us, with one of them being the traditional location for the burial place of Aaron, Moses’...

July 2013 Israel-Jordan Tour – Day 12

DAY 12: FRIDAY, JULY 19 We depart this morning from our hotel in Jerusalem on our way to the Allenby border crossing into Jordan at 7:30.  We proceeded to the border without a problem and without much of a line at all.  After passport departure on the Israeli side, we...

July 2013 Israel-Jordan Tour – Day 11

DAY 11: THURSDAY, JULY 18 Today was our free day of leisure.  Many of us left at 8:30 while others slept in a bit and adventured out on their own.  The day was filled with exploring in and around the Old City.  Some of the sites visited were the Upper room, Oscar...