Dan Gardens Haifa
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... some of these fairly long trips involving a lot of walking on steep, cobbled streets and who can't hack it is amazing, especially when you are warned beforehand that you must be physically able. One lady had to stay on the bus the whole day as she couldn't negotiate the entrance into the old city... The old part of the city is sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims and hearing about the various interpretations only made me more sceptical regarding the validity or truth of ...
... which I had visited a couple of year ago, but wanted to try to see afresh. Nazareth is still primarily Christian Arab, and it is a prosperous town, crowded, active, trafficky. In addition to its importance for Christian pilgrimage and its active tourist industry, it has remodeled its old town, which is extensive and attractive and looks like it will become a tourist area as well. It has a traditional shuk, Arab marketplace, but also a modern section where ...
... Sepulchre on the Golgotha Hill which marks the site of Jesus crucifixion and resurrection.. Then on to Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity built over a grotto which is believed to be the location of Jesus birth. The lineups for these wonderful sights are long and patience is the order of the day. It was a very long day 12 hours of ...
... planned urban center, a walled city with streets laid out in a grid, warehouses, a Roman Temple, a large theater (probably the first one in Israel), a stadium hippodrome, public bathes & several palaces. There was plenty of water brought in by an aqueduct.
Walking through ruins such as this, really is quite amazing to think & imagine how life was here and gives such a taste of history.
After a quick lunch, ...
... stone fountain that serves as a shrine to the Virgin Mary where it is believed Jesus and his Mother came to draw water.
Next stop Cana the place where Jesus preformed his first miracle of turning water into wine. Then we visited Mount of Beatitudes, the site where Jesus preached the famous Sermonon the Mount.
Last stop where the Jordon River separates from the Sea of Galilee and where it is believed John the Baptist baptized Jesus.
Tonight we sail for ...