Sisters of Nazareth Convent
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Travel Blogs from Nazareth
As my eyes slowly drift open and my mind starts to come around I realized today was the big day. I would be putting on my backpack and walking out of town into the high heat and the unknown. Fauzi Azar Inn was a great place to stay and was really welcoming and helpful with information to support me on my hike. The Arabian City, Nazareth, has a variety of sights and sounds (which the night prior was ...
... is not far from the border with Lebanon. It was quite a hike uphill from the car to get there but the views were worthwhile.
We continued driving near the Lebanese border and stopped eventually in the Jewish (Orthodox) town of Safed. We visited an Ashkenazi synagogue here, and the strangest thing was that the caretaker of the synagogue was a Londoner. Visited an interesting candle shop. I was a bit hungry not having had lunch and ate some local felafel.
... into to Nain was the cold body of her son ready to be put into the hard ground. Many sons had died in the days of Jesus, but they had not been raised from there state of bodily decomposition and soul disembodiment. Yet, on this day Jesus had compassion upon on the widow. A woman without hope or standing or a son to care for her in her old ...
... was a widow. And there were many lepers in
Israel in the time of the prophet Elisha, and none of them was cleansed,
but only Naaman the Syrian.” When they heard these things, all in the
synagogue were filled with wrath. And they rose up and drove him out of
the town and brought him to the brow of the hill on which their town was
built, so that they could throw him down the cliff. But ...
... to reflect the eight beatitudes. The church overlooks the Sea of Galilee and is surrounded by some beautiful gardens. It is peaceful and serene.
By the way, the Sea of Galilee is not all that large. It is the only fresh water lake in the country and they rely on its water for drinking and other critical uses.
The last stop was a drive through Cana (the site of the first miracle-turning ...