October, 2013 Israel Tour – Summary

SUMMARY OF THE OCTOBER, 2013 TOUR What a trip this was!  God brought together 22 people from all over the country, and even including a wonderful family from Australia!  The days we spent together were much more than simply “site-seeing.”  As very tour is,...

October, 2013 Israel Tour, Day 11

DAY 11 – MONDAY – OCTOBER 15 Today was our free day!  Many of us walked into the Old City together.  It was a day to sleep in a bit. 🙂  At 9 a.m., a number of us walked to Jaffa Gate where we purchased our tickets for the “rampart walk” (on the Old City...

October, 2013 Israel Tour, Day 10

DAY 10 – TUESDAY – OCTOBER 15 The sun brilliantly greeted us once again as it rose over the Mt. of Olives.  Following breakfast, we drove to the Mt. Zion area since our plans to ascend to the Temple Mount were canceled because of some Muslim holiday.  So instead, we...

October, 2013 Israel Tour, Day 9

DAY 9 – MONDAY – OCTOBER 14 We took off a bit earlier from the hotel this morning.  It would be yet another brilliantly sunny day, with temps in the high 70s.  Rounding the Old City once again, we drove to our first site – the Western or Wailing Wall.  Walking...