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The dreaded day of border crossing is here. I have been anxious about this day for a month. Preparing for a full day of political strive and stress is a exercise in mind over matter. The ride from the hotel to the Jordanian border was great. The country side is a mix of arid desert and dry grassland on a rocky, hilly terrain. Definitely the kind of …
... resulted in a punch to the face or being chucked out. His friend came along only bolstering the common racism and jingoism as I slowly shrank into my shell. I took the opportunity to shower as a natural break of tension that seemed to be accruing as a result of me being quiet and not agreeing at every chance I had.
Michael and I hitchhiked to the Dead Sea, going over an hour too far at first to find a specific spot ...
... Got a mud spa treatment on my feet, oh yeah!
3rd stop - Hishams palace, where Joshua army camped. Then they went to March a mile to Jericho
Lunch - temptation of Christ
4th stop - walls of Jericho
Back to the fabulous Oasis hotel, beautiful hotel. Only problem being in a desert, the hotel isn't equipped with a furnace. Very cold night in the ...
... Every time Judah was completely or nearly conquered by a foreign nation, it was one of the major victor accomplishments. As a side note, there is also a 6-chambered gate here just like the one in Gezer. However, this one is not one of the three gates that Solomon built, but was instead constructed under Solomon's son, Rehoboam.
Today was comparatively laid back with regard to information and note-taking, but it was one of the more ...
... and that made it easy to understand why it is probably the site of the High Place of Gibeon. Within the scope of our view was the west side of Jerusalem outside Jaffa Gate, the Augusta Victoria Hospital, and Russian Church of the Ascension on the Mount of Olives. Benj also pointed out Gibeon, which was in a relatively flat location that was contested because of its agricultural importance. We also noted the Sorek Valley that drained ...