January 2015 Israel Tour – Days 14-15

DAY 14 – FRIDAY, JANUARY 23 What a great day it was! The sun was out in brilliant form here in Petra and the temperatures perfect!  We would spend almost 8 hours in the site. After a great breakfast, we left the hotel at 7:45 and walked to the entrance of this...

January 2015 Israel Tour – Day 13

DAY 13 – THURSDAY, JANUARY 22 This morning the nine of us loaded our mini-bus at 7:30 and headed for the Allenby Bridge crossing into Jordan. Although we were slowed a little in the process of crossing into Jordan, we made it to the Jordanian side without issues....

January 2015 Israel Tour – Day 12

DAY 12 – WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21 This is the last day of the Israel portion of the tour. Magnificent blue skies and perfect temperatures greeted us as we left the hotel for the Garden Tomb. We would be the only group there. We enjoyed a tour around the grounds before...

January 2015 Israel Tour – Day 11

DAY 11 – TUESDAY, JANUARY 20 It was a sunny and even warmer day today, with highs in the mid 60s. We left the hotel again at 7:30. Our first stop as the Western Wall. Entering the “Kotel” (Western Wall plaza), we first visited the “rabbinical tunnel” (as it is called)...

January 2015 Israel Tour – Day 10

DAY 10 – MONDAY, JANUARY 19 Today was our first day in Jerusalem! With the sun shining on our east, our first view of the Old City of Jerusalem was spectacular! Driving from our hotel located across from the Hinnom Valley, we drove to the top of the Mt. of Olives....