The Green Backpackers
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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I finally decided to drag myself away from Jerusalem today and head somewhere new.
It's actually really hard to leave a place once you get comfortable there and make friends - it becomes so easy and going to a new place requires a lot of effort and feels a bit like you're plunging into the unknown again. I was only supposed to be in …
... monastic Carmelite Order that was founded near where the cave that the Prophet Elijah had reportedly dwelled) , outside of Haifa, was the next stop. We heard the biblical tale of Elijah and Jezebel and how Elijah had a contest with the 450 prophets of Jezebel (who was a Phoenician and not a Jewess). The object was to see whose god could burn a slaughtered bull without human intervention. The God of the Old Testament incinerated the bull and Elijah then had the “pagan ...
Today is Shabbat in Israel. Because all of the Jewish sites and businesses are closed, we visited the sites that are run by Catholics or secular Jews. It was another great day in the land where God placed redemptive history! I still have to pinch myself sometimes to confirm that I am actually here.
The day started with a worship service on the Sea of Galilee. We boarded two boats and traveled out to the middle of the sea. The sailors ...
... If you haven't been to the Toronto airport, at least in the international section they have a pretty impressive waiting area There are tablets at every seat and all around the tables.When you want to order you just click on attendant . . .very nice.
Mark found me without any problems. Took a taxi from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Hung out in the apartment in the afternoon and went for a nice dinner at Polly's along ...
... than what we'd just
done, or turn back, knowing that the past hour had been a waste of time and
energy. Unfortunately, I felt that the serious descents that lay ahead were not
possible given the state of my wrenched knee. Otherwise we would have continued
on. But no, it was back, down what we'd spent an hour climbing, then further
dropping down through Nachal Mador, where we'd planned to meet Danon, our
Bedouin 4*4 bush taxi driver. We