Travel Blogs from Bethany, Jordan

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Goosebumps, Bethany On The Jordan, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Goosebumps

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... caused you to see it with your eyes, but you shall not cross over).  We too stood here and gazed across the Jordan river into Jericho, Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, Bethlehem and even the dome of the rock.  Then plunging down the great hillside ...

Baptisms, Mosaics, and other biblical places!, Bethany, Jordan travel blog

Baptisms, Mosaics, and other biblical places!

A travel blog entry by trent

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... rented a car to look around the Dead Sea area, which includes some interesting biblical sites.  First we began at Bethany, where the Jordan River separates Jordan from Palestine.  This is also the place where John the Baptist resided and is ...

I looked over Jordan, and what did I see..., Bethany- on- the-Jordan, Madaba, etc., Jordan travel blog

I looked over Jordan, and what did I see...

A travel blog entry by lpehmoe1

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... where all of the excavations are being done, where our guide then took us on a tour of all the sites. First, we saw the tiny Jordan River, and could literally almost touch the West Bank (of the River Jordan, get it?). Then, we saw the site where Jesus was ...

Day 7 - Qasr el-Yahud (Castle of the Jews), Bethany, Jordan travel blog

Day 7 - Qasr el-Yahud (Castle of the Jews)

A travel blog entry by michaelsotosr

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... to Heaven "When the L-rd was about to take Elijah up to heaven in a whirlwind,..Elijah and Elisha stopped beside the Jordan River...As they were walking along, and talking, suddenly a chariot of fire appeared, drawn by horses of fire.  It ...

Bethany, Bethany beyond Jordan, Jordan travel blog

Bethany

A travel blog entry by perl

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... things much easier at the military checks every now and then -afterall Bethany is one breath away from the Israeli borders. Anyways, the Bethany site is a small jewel. It was so great that we went this time of year because besides the fact that we avoided ...

The Return to Amman, Bethany Beyond The Jordan, Jordan travel blog

The Return to Amman

A travel blog entry by ritawritatravel

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... , it was a ride full of naps. After checking back into our Amman hotel, about half of us boarded a van to visit Bethany Beyond the Jordan – where Jesus is said to have been baptized. While there has been some debate about which side of the river it ...

Baptised by the Dead Sea..., Bethany, Jordan travel blog

Baptised by the Dead Sea...

A travel blog entry by cjamblue

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... that there wasn't more 'atmosphere' here, as we were rushed on towards the Greek Orthodox church and the River Jordan itself. The church is a delightful building complete with white doves and the obligatory member of the Jordanian armed forces. On ...

Something does happen there !, Bethany Jordan, Jordan travel blog

Something does happen there !

A travel blog entry by erik.tjepkema

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God knows I am not a religious man, but when walking around the Jordan, there is a feel that history has happened here. Or is it that Sarah is called Jordan ...

Bethany and the Baptism of Our Lord, Bethany Across The Jordan, Jordan travel blog

Bethany and the Baptism of Our Lord

A travel blog entry by vern_hakes

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Today we visited Bethany Across the Jordan. This site has only recently been excavated and is the site of an ancient Byzantine era church complete with large baptismal pools. Sourcing a number of ancient accounts and confirming via archaeological ...

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