Travel Blogs from Tel Aviv
... amp; singing…was such a
rejuvenating, spiritual experience for me.
What a way to bring in Shabbat!
dinner all together at the hotel. I
truly enjoy when we all sit down together at the end of our day to share dinner
as a group.
(good-night). Stay tuned for more
... eggs served with yogurt and sumac tahini, grilled tomatoes, hot peppers, Tabbouleh salad, pitas from our bakery and…” Both orders were large, delicious and expensive. We didn’t come close to finishing our meals, but we appreciated the original flavors, quality preparation, and breakfast salads. And we didn’t have another full meal for the rest of the day. After some strolling, we took a cab back which was an adventure in itself. ...
... number of groups allowed in at any one time. Our British Guide, Ann, walked us through the Garden where perhaps Jesus was buried. We saw the Skull Hill that must have been near the crucifixion cite. Ann quoted the Bible for all her references. Jesus was probably not crucified on a hill. Jesus would have only carried the horizontal part of the cross. Jesus MAY have been buried in the cave near this garden, but maybe not. It doesn't matter ...
... slightly more difficult and, in a world where airport security is commonplace, Israel's no longer seems over zealous. Technology has certainly saved passengers' blushes as the old hand search of luggage which incuded dirty washing being strewn over the security desks has been replaced by an electronic scan of the suitcases
... were statues of demure saints.
As we left the church, one of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Apparition suddenly appeared. Despite her Order, she seemed quite substantial. It was fun to chat with her in French. She suggested we check out the little gift shop where we bought some beautiful bookmarks, hand-painted by a former priest. The cashier was from the Philippines. When I spoke to her in French she looked at me blankly. But she had a ...