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I only heard the rooster crow at midnight (Iris said we would become well acquainted). Chris heard it on the hour until the 0600 alarm. As if prearranged, he crowed again. I too, heard him then.
We left Be'er sheva with Yaron just after 0630. He drove us to Ronnen's parents' apartment which was coincidentally located across the road from …
Hello from Akko!
The last few days have been a unique and incredible experience for Epic Israel! After camping at Hurshat Tal Thursday night, we made our way towards the mystical and holy city of Tzfat, located in the hills of Northern Israel. We arrived on Friday morning and began touring some of the beautiful synagogues of Zfat. We visited one Ashkenazi and one Sephardic synagogue. We saw the unique architecture and ambiance that both provided.
Sorry, Golan Heights isn't until tomorrow.
Today, we drove west back toward Haifa, then north to Akko (Acre) near the border with Lebanon.
Akko is an ancient walled city, once known by the Crusaders as the city of Acre. Our walking tour included a visit to the Knights' Halls, a series of vaulted halls below street level; the Al-Jazzar ...
since there's really not much to do in haifa outside of marveling at the views, we took the opportunity for a day trip to akko, also known as akka in Arabic or acre in English. the bus is a local bus that takes about 2 hours for the 23 km trip, and the train is a 30 minute walk from the station to the old town, so we went by taxi. the hotel said it would cost 200 NIS, ...
... these things in the synagogue at Capernaum; only steps from where Ken was teaching the same message today! I'm telling you, this was powerful stuff. "I am the bread of life..."
This day is just one example of why the Holy Land is called the "Fifth Gospel", these places can't help but change the way we will read scripture for the rest of our lives!
We finished the day with a ride across the Sea of Galilee. We all refrained from attempting to walk on the water...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAkkotel Acre
A comfortable boutique hotel located in the old town wall of Acre. From the terrace (on top of the wall), one has lovely views of the bay and Haifa (on a clear day). Breakfast was good with a great range of cheeses, shakshuka, mezzes etc.
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