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Just to confuse everyone I am going to share about today and then slowly remember and reflect upon my Jesus Trail journey and put everything into writing within the upcoming days.
This morning I woke up the sun shinning perfectly onto my bed at Aviv Hostel, and kids in the hall way running around letting out their bottled up energy. Upon …
Waking up this morning was surprisingly pleasant. I wasn't in a rush and lazily awoke at a reasonable hour. Checking out and storing our baggage Paul, Faillon, Lianne and I headed out to visit Nishren's bakery.
Meeting yet another of Nishreen's nine sisters out the front we found Nishreen hurrying down the street waving at us. She ushered …
... of the Basilica of annunciation. This site around the basilica has been the cause of heated debate for many years as a the Muslims were given permission several years ago to build a big mosque there. This permit was taken away after massive protests by the Christians. As a result, only a small mosque (with a bright blue dome) was erected. There seems to be a power struggle here between religions. Shops have joined in the power ...
We had an early start to our day. Our first stop was the JNF-Lavi Forest, where we all planted trees. Annette and I planted 3 trees, in memory of our cousin Jeff Atlin, and friends Lou Pomerance, and Barb Rogoz. Frank and Sarah also planted 3 trees. They told us our day to water them was tuesdays, so I guess we have to keep coming back.
From there we headed north up to the old city of Tsfat, also spelled Tzfat or Safed. It is very popular with ...
... at an adjacent table, so decided to spend the night with them at the kibbutz hotel. Meanwhile, Olga had already opted to stay at this idyllic spot rather than press on to the north—with such a glorious day at hand, what’s the hurry? So we performed the ritual email address exchanges, Annie and I gave Ben-Ken and Olga fond farewell hugs, and we were on our way.
We continued north, up the Jordan valley, in which the Dead Sea ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Aviv Tiberias
My stay at the hostel was fantastic. Hamudi was extremely welcoming and kind. I came into the hotel extremely worn down and tired and he provided me a place to shower and a bed to sleep on. Thank You for your great hospitality.
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