April-May Israel 2014 Tour – Wednesday, May 7

DAY 11 – WEDNESDAY, MAY 7 It was a free morning for us today!  Some slept in while others walked into the Old City to explore a few more sites.  A few of the sites visited/re-visited included the Mt. Zion, David’s Tomb, Oscar Schindler’s tomb, House of Caiaphas, Wall...

April-May Israel 2014 Tour – Tuesday, May 6

DAY 10 – TUESDAY, MAY 6 Today was Independence Day (a continuation from last night).  Because of it, we virtually had the City of David and southern wall excavations to ourselves.  Leaving the hotel at 8 a.m., we drove to the City of David.  Here we saw numerous...

April-May Israel 2014 Tour – Monday, May 5

DAY 9– MONDAY, MAY 5 It was a warm and hazy day today, with temps in the high 80s.  We started out from our hotel at 7:30 once again, this time heading south.  Our first stop was Herodium, one of King Herod’s fortress/palaces located about 4 miles east of Bethlehem. ...

April-May Israel 2014 Tour – Sunday, May 4

DAY 8– SUNDAY, MAY 4 Our first full day here in Jerusalem was once again a sunny and warm one.  Blue skies greeted us as we left the hotel at 7:30 for the Mt. of Olives.  Beating the crowds, our first panoramic view of the Temple Mount/Old City from the top of the Mt....

April-May Israel 2014 Tour – Saturday, May 3

DAY 7– SATURDAY, MAY 3 We left the Sea of Galilee area this morning.  Loading up the bus and departing at 7:30, our first stop on our way to Jerusalem was the precipice of Nazareth.  From this high vantage-point, the view is great.  In one direction, we looked across...

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