Travel Blogs from Aydin
... all the other artifacts were authentic. I hate replicas so to see the "real deal" is pretty exciting for me. I am not going to bore you with all the stuff I saw, but there were are few "bucket list" items. The Caiaphas ossuary was one that I had read much about. In 1st C burials, after the soft tissue had decomposed, the bones were collected and placed in a stone or marble chest called an ossuary. This particular was inscribed with the name of the high ...
... who lived and died right here and transformed history. We schlepped back through the quiet Souk ( Arab Market ) and headed for the Dung Gate. This route took us by the Western Wall. All was quiet as it was the Muslim holy day, and the Jews were getting ready for Shabbat. We went through the usual security at the Kotel and stopped for a moment. There were not many people at the Wall, but as I looked at the closed bridge to the Temple Mount ( Haram ...
... clothing; photos; a pocket watch; lockets with family photos; the long, thick, blonde braid of a child. Then I looked around at all of the Jewish youth filling the museum and felt a rush of raw anger; all of these beautiful, vibrant young people would not be here if Hiller had succeeded. They are one if the reasons I do what I do; with anti-semitism once again rampant in the world, the message of the Shoah must be screamed ...
... first hand. Now, to catch you up on what we've been doing the past few days!
On Friday, July 4th, we began our day in South Tel Aviv with a tour of areas populated by refugees from Sudan who have come to Israel seeking asylum. Next, we had the opportunity to visit a senior citizen home where we brought them some joy with songs, laughter, and flowers. We then enjoyed some free time at the Carmel Shuk and the ...
... music is always really good.
Devotional Portion= The Jordan River flows into the Dead Sea with fresh water, and when it exists the water is salty. As Christians we are not to just take all the fresh water that is given and give nothing back but is instead a two way street. Give a little and take a little.
“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good ...
Other places to stay in Aydin
Aydin Mugla Karayolu 3. km., Aydin | 4 star hotelfrom $109