April-May, 2015 Tour – Day 10

April-May, 2015 Tour – Day 10

DAY 10 – TUESDAY, MAY 5 The morning began with a 7:30 departure again. The weather was perfect today, with sun and temps in the low 70s.  We drove just a short distance to the Western Wall (the “Kotel”). We entered the Western Wall Tunnels and walked along the...
April-May, 2015 Tour – Day 9

April-May, 2015 Tour – Day 9

DAY 9 – MONDAY, MAY 4 We departed the hotel again at around 7:30 a.m. The day was sunny and about 90 (predictably warmer because of this 1,300 feet below sea level region). We drove around the Old City and headed east towards Jericho (literally descending 4,000 feet...
April-May, 2015 Tour – Day 8

April-May, 2015 Tour – Day 8

DAY 8 – SUNDAY, MAY 3 Today was another great one. With sun and perfect temps (mid 70s), we left the hotel at 7:35 and drove around the Old City to the Mt. of Olives. What a spectacular view of the Old City and Temple Mount from here. We walked down the “Palm Sunday”...
April-May, 2015 Tour – Day 7

April-May, 2015 Tour – Day 7

DAY 7 – SATURDAY, MAY 2 Today we said goodbye to the Sea of Galilee. Checking out and loading the bus on what would be another sunny and warm day (temps in low 80s again), we drove south through the Jordan Valley to Beth Shean. We entered the site by walking in...
April-May, 2015 Tour – Day 6

April-May, 2015 Tour – Day 6

DAY 6 – FRIDAY, MAY 1 Another sunny day greeted us, with comfortable temps in the low 80s. Leaving the hotel once again at about 7:30, our first stop as Mt. Arbel. Four in the group hiked up the trail, meeting the other part of the group on tip of this 800 foot cliff...

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