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this is what the owner told us when we asked about how easy it is to get a taxi over to west jerusalem. The rooms were basic but fine, and though expensive it is as cheap as you can get in Jerusalem.
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Touching down in Israel we are all exhausted yet ecstatic! We collect our luggage and walk through the airport to find our Madrichim for IBC 2015 waiting to welcome us with our purple IBC jumpers. Soon we find out our Achvot (smaller family groups of 17) and the Bayit (big group of 50) that we are in. Slightly apprehensive, I look around to find out that I am not surrounded by my closest friends in my group but rather many ...
... here. Pontus Pilate probably lived in Herod's palace. There were probably about 30,000 people living there in Byzantine times but at its peak in Crusader times there are supposed to have been 100,000 there. Despite the Crusader fortification, the city fell to Baibars and his Mamluks who obliterated it. After that it fell into disuse. Now the archeological park is there showing the remains of the constructions during the major periods. Apart from that it is now a ...
... Garden of Gethsemane and the more exact location of the Grotto of Gethsemane.
Overall, today seemed like a more laid-back day than most of our other field trips. We spent most of the day in centralized locations with extended lectures, so there was much less walking than usual. I also feel like we are adjusting to the physical pace of the tours as well as learning how to take better on-the-go lecture notes. I'm looking forward to what the rest of the semester ...
... to find a solution for the health problems in the area we work.
As usual I will try to write a blog once a week but I am not making any promises that is why I send my first one from Jerusalem, as I am sure that at home there are plenty of places with good Internet. This time I already know my telephone number in B. + 257 72098852, in Uganda I probably will also find a SIM card that fits my phone.
Hope to hear from you warm greetings from ...
Day 5: Sea of Galilee Sunrise: A Well Kept Secret: Synagogue Zodiac: West Bank of Jordan: Jerusalem: A Wine, Prayer and Challa "Welcome" and Then Descending the Mount of Olives
I was up at 5 AM to take pictures of the sun rising over the Golan Heights onto the Sea of Galilee. The fish were jumping in the water and the water fowl were perching in a nearby bird sanctuary waiting with us to begin the day. We said goodbye to the peaceful and ...