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... of the Carmel Market, the meat and fish section to boot!! We got used to it. It felt very safe – it should have done being behind 3 locked doors and barred windows!
The first day was a rest day, after travelling 12 hours the previous day AND it was forecast to reach 42C – they were wrong, it topped out at 43C! So we recce'd said market and the beach which was only 5 short blocks away.
Next day it was off early for our tour ...
... my appendix and wasn’t feeling well and
because I needed some sleep! I kind of regret not going now, because everyone
had a really good time. Apparently they had a dance-off and everyone got pretty
wild and crazy. Erin said the bar wasn’t that nice (it was in a basement) and
the bottle service was pretty gross stuff, but I feel bad that I missed out on
bonding time with the group. HOWEVER, I am glad my appendix did not explode J
... with Jerusalem’s general orientation east towards the Temple Mount. But an invisible line between them allows you to align yourself towards Mecca for prayer. This is commonly done in Islamic sacred architecture in Uzbekistan, for example, and many other places. If at first Mohammed decreed that Islamic prayer would be towards Jerusalem, the standard of facing Mecca and the Kaba has long replaced that concept.
The Dome of the Rock was built ...
... move us in ways that run far below the surface. This not the nature of the BaHa’I faith. But as religions go, BaHa’is have much less to apologize for than pretty much everyone else.
The gardens in Haifa are lovely, of course, and while I seem to remember them always being here apparently they took their current elaborate, geometrical form only 20 years ago and the full gardens only opened to the public in 2001. They have been called ...
... since I’m still in quite a bit of pain, I decided to stay on the ship for another day and rest and maybe getting some writing done.
So now I’m sitting in the Java Café having my iced latte (it’s hot in the desert). This is the very spot where I wrote most of my 2008 NANO novel. Good times. The tables are just the right height that when I pull them right up to my lap, I can type very ...