July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 9

July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 9

DAY 9 – MONDAY, JULY 20 Today was a beautiful day, sunny with highs in the 80s. With Jerusalem being at 2,700 feet above sea level, the crisp and clear air was refreshing. It was a lot less hazy too. We left the hotel and drove to the top of the Mt. of Olives. Here we...
July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 8

July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 8

DAY 8 – SUNDAY, JULY 19 This morning we said goodbye to the Sea of Galilee. After another great sunrise and breakfast, we loaded our luggage and drove southwest to our first site, Sepporis. This was the main city in this lower Galilee region and was located only 4-5...
July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 7

July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 7

DAY 7 – SATURDAY, JULY 18 Today we headed north to the Golan Heights on this sunny and cooler day (highs in upper 80s). Leaving our hotel on the NW corner of the lake, we headed to the NE corner and began to ascend our climb. First, we stopped overlooking the plains...
July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 6

July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 6

DAY 6 – FRIDAY, JULY 17 Today was a day spent around the Sea of Galilee. Under a sunny ski and warm temps again (90 or so, very pleasant with an afternoon breeze), we began our day by visiting the cliffs of Arbel. Nine in the group hiked to the top while the rest of...
July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 5

July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 5

DAY 5 – THURSDAY, JULY 16: Today was another predictable sunny and warm day, with high temps along the Dead Sea was a dry 105 (cooler this afternoon as we headed north). After checking out of our hotel in Ein Bokek (Dead Sea resort area), our first stop was Engedi....

Pin It on Pinterest