Jerusalem Arcadia Hotel
Travel Blogs from Jerusalem
We slept in and had a late breakfast.
It was almost 1100 when we took off from the hotel on the bikes. It doesn't look like any other hotel guests use the bikes, so lucky us! Apparently, cycling is a fairly 'new' mode of transport in Jerusalem and in our travels, we did see a higher proportion of electric bikes vis a vis the ordinary pedal …
... watch and some gave me money (36 shackle at the end of the night.) I think I am going to keep doing it in the evening and help pay for the gifts and travel during my time over here. I will say any money I make street preforming I will put back into the economy here but also take out the tithes in it and give it as I am called to.
Last thing I will share is that yesterday I explored part of the Christian Quarter and focused my day ...
... served with cucumbers, tomatoes and
a giant sardine on the side. He liked it. And ate the sardine ;-).
Probably the best meal of the day was a very late lunch at
Hummus Ben Shira (on Ben Shira Street). There’s not much to say, except that
the hummus was fantastic, the falafel was extra crispy and delicious, and it
was probably 3:30pm by the time we got back to the city, so we were really
... shore for twenty minutes, before scrubbing it off again into the sea. I wasn’t sure how I expected to feel after the ‘Dead Sea Spa’, but tingling ever so slightly and smelling overwhelmingly of phosphorus, was certainly not it. We then trudged back up to the car and made the short ride into Jerusalem.
That evening Miriam and Yehuda’s friends provided us with a fantastic meal. Early the next morning ...
Today was an enlightening and moving experience as we explored the many highlights of Old Jerusalem. The Old City houses sacred areas for Jews, Christians, and Muslims - and the city is composed of a Jewish Quarter, an Armenian Quarter, a Christian Quarter, and a Muslim Quarter.
Our first stop, however, was just outside the city of Jerusalem and on the Mount of Olives. We started at the top of the mountain and had a fabulous panoramic view ...