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Today started with a visit with Rabbi Moshe Kempinski at Shorashim Biblical Shop (www.shorashim.com) in the Old City because he desires to start a dialog between Jews and Christians. He stated, "You are here because God wanted you here. He invited you here to be a better servant not a better witness. God is no longer a God of history but a God of now". He teaches with passion and a great sense of humor; ...
... us and asked if they could take a photo with us. It's a common enough thing - we've had families and kids ask this in many countries we've been in. Sometimes being a tourist can make you feel famous for a while. So we agreed. But shortly after, the boys were joined by some much older boys. They, too, asked for a photo, and much to my surprise, Michael agreed. But it wasn't one photo; it turned into a photo shoot, and with each photo, the one guy beside me got closer ...
... us, and we heard her talking as she came around the corner. So with that we decided it was time to head back since it was getting hot anyway.Our way back was a lot slower with more pictures. But the speed was due to the heat, not so much the pictures. It was easily over 100 and the sun was overhead so there was much less shade than on the way in. But the area was still beautiful and the heat couldn't change that. As we came to a large area at the end of ...
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My first thought on seeing the Old City . . . I loved the sights and sounds . . there was a vibrancy to the area, not at all quiet.
Next is a walk on the ramparts
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... for the service taxi was to get dropped at the junction, to travel on the east bound road would cost us double. I had read that there were frequent buses that you can flag down for 1 or 2 JD each or that it was pretty common to hitchhike. So we got dropped at the junction, strapped on our backpacks and headed east on foot into the desert with our thumbs outstretched. The first guy to offer us a lift said he would drop us in to Wadi Rum for 10JD. Remembering how cheap I'd ...