The 7 Arches Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... It was sobering. The part that got me was a large 3-D model that showed the process of the people in the gas chambers in Auschwitz. Tears came out of nowhere.
At the end of the exhibit you are led into the Hall of Names and within moments it felt like a weight was dropped on my chest. I can't even describe it; seeing the pictures in the dome, the volumes upon volumes of bios that fill the walls, floor to ceiling of three stories, of ...
... used this mud to cover their Dead bodies with prior to embalming them, that's giving them eternal life I think. Back to Masada we travelled up via cable car but one of my pics shows people doing it the hard way. Dead Sea is 400 metres below sea level, Google it and it is pretty interesting what the Israelis are doing with resource. 29oC down there but bearable. See if you work out what the message is in one of the photos ...
... 6-chambered gate that was probably built by Solomon in his fortification procedures. Both were excellent defense mechanisms that allowed three and four doors, respectively, to guard the entrance with stations for garrisons of soldiers between each.
Extending outward on either side of the 6-chambered gate was a casemate wall. This two layer wall had an outer wall of 2.5m and an inner wall of 1.5m separated by a 1m opening that was spanned ...
We left Tiberius and drove straight to Jerusalem - about a two hour drive. GPS Sally was doing quite well as we entered Jerusalem on a very major road when all,of a sudden we noticed there were no other cars around us but there were many ultra Orthodox Jews wandering in the streets, and then we came to a police road block! Did I mention this was Shabbat (Jewish day of rest). You should have heard the panic in Len's voice! Managed to U-turn out of ...
... the Ecce Homo Church which is part of the Convent of the Sisters of Zion, traditionally regarded as the location of Jesus' trial by Pontius Pilate- Station number 1. We gathered in a chapel in this church and Father Tom celebrated Mass for our group. Another moving moment along the way. We stopped at two more stations along the "Via Dolorosa"-the third station, Jesus falls the first time, and the fourth- Jesus meets Mary.