Travel Blogs from Jericho, Palestinian Territory

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Old, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Old

A travel blog entry by eric

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... Joshua and his troops marching around seven times.  Doesn't make scientific sense.  But something obviously did. Why would Jericho exist way out in the desert?  Springs.  Underground water supported an oasis out in nowhere.  One ...

Goosebumps, Bethany On The Jordan, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Goosebumps

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... 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 into the dead sea ...

Map, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Map

A travel blog entry by kduntley

... so it would register on the map so everyone can see where it is. Auja doesn't register, I think the town is too small, but Jericho does. So Auja is just a little ways north of Jericho, about 20-25 minutes by car, and then about 30-40 minutes away from ...

One Does Not Simply Walk Into Jerusalem, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

One Does Not Simply Walk Into Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by turner72

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... situated about 750 feet below the Mediterranean, tucked into the rift valley.  For those of you who didn't know part 2, Jericho is also the oldest continually inhabited city in the world, with remains of a stone tower being dated to approximately ...

Jericho with the Al Jundis!, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Jericho with the Al Jundis!

A travel blog entry by flatstanley

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... and float, but Aunt Jen said that it might be dangerous for me, even though I have a protective layer of lamination. But Jericho was really nice. I got to check out the fruit and vegetable markets and saw where they are growing lemons and oranges. ...

Palestinian Territory, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Palestinian Territory

A travel blog entry by arlash

Jericho ...

Contrasts, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Contrasts

A travel blog entry by bigdriver222

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... could have communicated but we had fun anyway. He waved as our bus drove away. I have noticed a sharp contrast between the Palestinian West Bank and Israel. Israel is clean - there are parks without trash and kids playing on playgrounds. In the West ...

9. Tag Vom Toten Meer zurück nach Amman, Dead Sea, Palestinian Territory travel blog

9. Tag Vom Toten Meer zurück nach Amman

A travel blog entry by netsrotj

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Lang hats gedauert - heute aber ein neuer Eintrag... Am Morgen noch ein letztes Frühstück mit William und seiner Familie. Danach brechen wir gemeinsam auf Richtung Norden. William fährt im eigenen Auto voraus - er muss nach Amman. Ich habe vor in der ...

To drink, or not to drink?, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

To drink, or not to drink?

A travel blog entry by sloth

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... .   Would the problem have burned itself out by now?  Would sinful releases diffuse the focus of the Palestinian people?  Would things be worse for Israel?  Would things be worse for Palestine?  Could things be ...

Palestine and Jerusalem!, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Palestine and Jerusalem!

A travel blog entry by philiphannis

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... $1 US. Once we left the Israel border compound, we formally in Palestine, so guess what? There is another checkpoint with the Palestinian Authority. They came on the bus and took all our passports. A few minutes later they brought them back and we were ...

Zacchaeus' Tree, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Zacchaeus' Tree

A travel blog entry by roughroadpilgri

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... or tender of the fruit (Amos 7:14).  But the tree is most famed for a hated little man in the town of Jericho who climb a sycamore tree to see Jesus.  That day Zacchaeus the hated tax collector would have his life radically changed by Jesus, ...

The Oldest City on Earth and the Lowest, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

The Oldest City on Earth and the Lowest

A travel blog entry by roughroadpilgri

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... but much of that has to do with the building materials that were used in this ancient city, mud brick.  Today modern Jericho is a spread out dusty town with little economic life.  The weather is fantastic in the winter and unbearable hot in the ...

Mount of Temptation, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Mount of Temptation

A travel blog entry by roughroadpilgri

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     Deir Al-Quruntul Monastery or the Mount of Temptation is the traditional site of Jesus' 40 days of fasting and temptation in the wilderness.  The day was obviously teenage girl day because the site was swarming with giddy ...

Jericho; More than the walls tumble down!, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Jericho; More than the walls tumble down!

A travel blog entry by dlynnfontanini

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... been to Jericho twice.  The first time was in January, 2008 and the last time was November 2009.  Jericho is definitely a place I will always remember! Not because of the biblical or historical significance...not because of the beautiful Hebron ...

Deeper into the West Bank, Jericho (and Qumran), Palestinian Territory travel blog

Deeper into the West Bank

A travel blog entry by fr-joseph

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After seeing Bethany, we drove out further into the West Bank, to Jericho and then to Qumran and the Dead Sea.    See captions on the specific photos for ...

Resilience, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Resilience

A travel blog entry by corey_b

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... I couldn't stop thinking about it. There is so much racism here it blows my mind.   "Your going to (Palestinian) East Jerusalem?!" asked the Jewish lady from Jerusalem noticeably concerned about my safety. "Well, be careful!" ...

Jerichoooo, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Jerichoooo

A travel blog entry by danialw

... us to sit, continually assured us it was still being check, and returned it my passport to me when it was finished. A Palestinian-American lady beside me mentioned the same thing was happening to her and starting reciting prayers and saying “May God ...

Jericho (Jos 2; 6; 1 Kgs 16:34; Mt 10:46-52), Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Jericho (Jos 2; 6; 1 Kgs 16:34; Mt 10:46-52)

A travel blog entry by jerrywierwille

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Joshua 2 & 6 1 Kings 16:34 2 Kings 2:19-22 2 Kings 25:5 Matthew 10:46-52 Matthew 20:29 Luke 10:30 Luke 18:35:43 Luke 19:1-10 ...

Dobber-de-dobber, Kalya, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Dobber-de-dobber

A travel blog entry by eyre

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Je hebt van die dingen die je gezien of gedaan moet hebben.. Zo kan je Parijs niet verlaten zonder de Eiffeltoren te zien, en moet je in Israel in de Dooie Zee dobberen.. We kenden de plaatjes en de verhalen, en togen woensdag plichtgetrouw met een bus ...

Bobbing about, Dead Sea Region, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Bobbing about

A travel blog entry by gillianlewis196

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... I was told but what, I don't know. We drove up into the Mountains for a better view of landscape and I got a text from a Palestinian phone operator. Does the fact that I received it mean that I've been to Palestine? It is within view. We went to a ...

the good Samaritans, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

the good Samaritans

A travel blog entry by juanitobosque

... we stop for lunch at a local restaurant.  After the obligatory salad course we are served musakhan, an incredibly delicious local Palestinian dish.  The Musakhan arrives at the table and I can best describe it as a stack of 6 large pitas that ...

Jericho and Judea, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Jericho and Judea

A travel blog entry by danskgirl

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Passing the Border to Palestine, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Passing the Border to Palestine

A travel blog entry by selmasevkli

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... we came back to hotel, we watched a presentation about Right To Play organization and had a welcome speech by the Governor of Jericho. Tomorrow we are going to Ramallah but i want to skip the program for 2-3 hours and take Ceren and Pinar to ...

45°C - The Desert!, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

45°C - The Desert!

A travel blog entry by natol

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... schoenen Blick auf das Jordantal. Hier wird traditionell der erste Tag der arabischen Pilgerreise nach Mekka beendet, die entlang des Jerusalem-Jericho-Wegs geht. Wie so oft bei den religiösen Plätzen weiß man natürlich nicht, ob das wirklich die ...

The Wall Came Down, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

The Wall Came Down

A travel blog entry by erincastillo

... ;  Then, the devil left Jesus and angels came and ministered to Jesus (Matthew 4:8-11; Luke 4:5-8). Furthermore, it was in Jericho that Zacchaeus climbed the sycamore tree so he could see Jesus.  When Jesus passed by, He said, “Zacchaeus, ...

Josh returns to Jericho, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Josh returns to Jericho

A travel blog entry by thegoldenbergs

... even if it's so close to the cities and towns. Jericho is a very interesting place.  It is actually in Palestinian controlled territory but is pretty safe.  There isn't even a checkpoint to go through and they welcome tourists since they need ...

May 26, 2012, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

May 26, 2012

A travel blog entry by surledep

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The Dead Sea Scrolls, Khirbet Qumran, Palestinian Territory travel blog

The Dead Sea Scrolls

A travel blog entry by feliz_carolina

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We left Jerusalem and about an hour later we arrived at Qumran. In 1947 a Bedouin Shepard boy found the Dead Sea scrolls. He found a cave that had clay pots with preserved scrolls in them, dating back 2000 years. They are now in the Israel museum, some ...

Tabgha - Jericho, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Tabgha - Jericho

A travel blog entry by achim

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... 07.2011 62. Etappe km: 142 Start: Tabgha Jugendherberge Karei Deshe Startzeit: 2:30 Uhr Gesamt km: 5106 Ziel: Jericho Hotel Jerusalem Ich starte so frueh um der Hitze zu entgehen, was mir abschlissend nicht gelingt. Ich habe ein Lunchpaket ...

Field Study, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Field Study

A travel blog entry by nate.fugate77

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... Both of these factors play into the importance of Benjamin because they allow for the abundance of roads that run through the territory. Benjamin is home to the main North-South highway of the center of Israel, the Patriarchal Highway which runs right ...

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