July 2013 Israel-Jordan Tour – Day 10

DAY 10: WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 The day started a bit earlier this morning.  We left the hotel at 7 a.m. and headed straight to the Western Wall for our reservation to go through the Western Wall Tunnel (also called the Rabbinical Tunnel).  While waiting, a number of the...

July 2013 Israel-Jordan Tour – Day 9

DAY 9: TUESDAY, JULY 16 A cool morning breeze greeted us as we boarded the bus this morning.  We started by heading to western Jerusalem, with our first visit of the morning the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial.  It is ranked the in the top 4 museums worldwide.  We heard...

July 2013 Israel-Jordan Tour – Day 8

DAY 8: MONDAY, JULY 15  Greeted by another sunny day but with cooler temperatures here in Jerusalem, our day started with a 7:30 a.m. departure for the Mt. of Olives.  Driving to the top, we first viewed the Holy City in all its splendor in the context of the...

July 2013 Israel-Jordan Tour – Day 7

DAY 7: SUNDAY, JULY 14 This is the day that we leave for Jerusalem.  Prior to leaving the hotel, we visited the ancient boat that was found right here on the grounds by two brothers in 1986.  Leaving the Sea of Galilee region, we traveled to the Lower Galilee to the...

July 2013 Israel-Jordan Tour – Day 6

DAY 6: SATURDAY, JULY 13 It was another beautiful day here in the Galilee.  We began the day by visiting Arbel, the mountain/cliff that overlooks the NW corner of the lake below.  About a third of the group left at 7 a.m. in order to climb to the top.  The trail winds...

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