Jericho Resort Village
TravelPod Member ReviewsJericho Resort Village
After some 9 hotels in the past 4 weeks, I have to say that this is my favorite. Despite the fact that we do not have much water pressure, I like the attitude of the staff, the food is great and the garden like setting around the pool is pleasant to look at. I would recommend this hotel to my friends.
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... We drove through town and were stricken by the poverty and disrepair. Kimal took us to see the ancient sycamore tree mentioned in the Bible where a short tax collector had to climb in order to see Jesus. Our destination was a small Catholic Church where we were to celebrate mass. There are very few Christians left in Jericho and the numbers have been depleting rapidly in the past few years. They gave us ...
What an experience . . .looking out on the city through the
openings in the wall (which is where soldiers would stand to shoot arrows and
such) one gets a whole new appreciation of how difficult warfare was back in
the day. The other observation is that
the rise in the steps were about half again as high as they are on our stairs
today. I ...
... Next, we went to Qumran. This is where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. There were lots of caves and ruins.
Afterwards, we went to Jericho, the oldest city on earth that has been continuously occupied.
We had lunch at the Temptation Restaurant and then shopped. The glass and the other gift items were pretty tempting! We shopped and shipped.
After walking around The ruins of older Jericho, we drove to the Valley ...
... for it to burst open and a scene from a horror movie to ensue, like in Hostel where they pay good money to torture American tourists to death. Luckily the owner finally came home, immediately let me in the room (why couldn't that have happened an hour earlier?), and I shoved the chair under the door handle and "slept" with one eye open. Well before my alarm went off and when the stars and moon were still high in the sky, I bolted from the apartment and walked around in the dark until ...
... the place where Jesus was buried (the Sepulchre).
The place certainly had its magic and to me is the most impressive of all the holy sites I visited so far. Of course, it again was flooded with what I call „Graceland-Tourists“ trying to touch everything, but nevertheless its hard to escape the magic and spiritual atmosphere of the site.
The evening I spent walking around in the old city, slowly beginning to find my ways without a map :-). ...
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