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... on certain days so if you want to see everything you have to go back again another day.
Near thye top an old guy let me in to see the Tomb of the Prophets. It dates from 500bc and was the tomb of Haggai, Malecachi and Zacharia and their deciples. The place was really dark and he gave me a candle to see around.
The Observation Point at the top was worth the hard climb. It was a huge effort to get up the steep hill but all worth it for the view.
The long walk back was ...
The flight to Tel Aviv was boring and crowded, but not too long. We arrived at the end of a sandstorm off the desert, so the air was dusty to say the least. We checked into the Little House in the Colony hotel in the German Colony, a trendier part of Jerusalem. It is a wonderful place within walking distance of many sites to visit and shop. We arrived at 5:00 am but by the time we drove up to Jerusalem and got settled, it was 8:00 am and time for breakfast. Then ...
... Muslim Quarter to get our bearings and pulled out our map. An Arab approached us, explained where we were and introduced himself and began chatting. He the offered to take us a roof with the best view of the old city and be our guide. He talk us of his experience as a guide and that he had three children to feed. He continued to try and
persuade us even after we said no, thanked him and walked away. Shortly afterwards we stopped to get our bearings again. As we ...
... in the 12th century by the Crusaders, but as time passed it fell into disuse and was eventually taken over by the Catholic Church. Deb knew that this church has a reputation for its acoustics, so she and Jordy sang. The acoustics were really exquisite, and it sounded 'heavenly' - hauntingly beautiful.
Sim had squeezed into some illegal parking spot somewhere, and it was time to vacate that spot. Our next venue was the 'wailing wall' but it's now more popularly known as ...
... East, between Muslims and Jews,” says the old man.
“What a great prayer. And what does that feel like, to pray for this with such dedication every day for so many, may years?”
And the old man says, “Like I’m talking to a Wall.”
There is not a lot of debate as to which spot in the world is the holiest for Jews. It is the Kotel, the Western Wall, last remaining retaining wall of the ancient sacred Second Temple. ...