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... comment about missing Pancake Day only to have strange looks from all round. In my gap-filled memory, I had to try and conjure up a picture of why eating a pile of pancakes had a religious significance to Christians at this time...then I got a question of the relevance of bunnies in Easter. At this point I defaulted and said I had nothing to do with it before I began to fabricate an outlandish explanation akin to that of South Park.
... 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 ...
... history of Judah. First, it was the fourth city that Joshua sacked during the Conquest. Jericho, Ai, and Libna came first, but Lachish was quite high on the list of priorities. The second time critical period in Lachish's history is when the Assyrians conquered it in 701 BC shortly after they had subjected the Northern Kingdom to captivity back in 722 BC. Lastly, Lachish was destroyed during the Babylonian Conquest of Judah in 586 BC ...
... 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 ...
... This was the only bit of ceremony, and after that the food and the wine flowed in large quantities. There was everything that one could think of, and in far greater quantities than one could finish. Fortunately everyone was fluent in English, and the two of us felt most welcome. It's a very close family, the first generation cousins and siblings being very close. Similarly, all of the children of the second generation seem to get on really well together. In a ...