Jerusalem Meridian Hotel
Travel Blogs from Jerusalem
... of the street. There is a small portion of the Western wall that is not in ruins and it is where many Jews go to pray as it is as close as they can get to where the temple use to stand, it is sometimes referred to as the wailing wall.
We then went to the Jewish Quarter to have lunch and do some shopping. While we were there we saw Michael Douglas, his wife and son. (Fred had seen him and his son earlier at the Western Wall ...
... what else. Some of the kids speak perfect English in my class which is great as I can talk to them and they can help translate with me. I am having a harder time than expected picking up the language as some of the constants come from deep down in the throat and feels really weird to do.
I went to King of Kings church on Sunday which was done in English and was a tremendous service. Since it was Pentecostal Sunday the pastor ...
... to step up, which
considering we are taller (at least some of our . . .not me)made me think about
how fast they could go back and forth to furnish supplies to those that were
shooting . Probably not what many of you
thought about that if you have ever walked the ramparts . . .
As to what or where I was looking?? For those of you who know ...
... it. To our surprise when we got to the lobby there was a huge drum circle set up. Everybody had an incredible time banging on the drums and playing along with te leaders. Eventually the drum circle turned into a full on dance party. Everyone was laughing, singing, and sweating. The party went on until close to 1 AM. It was a blast. The whole day was full of surprises and fun. We all got to take in and experience a lot of what Jerusalem has to ...
... hope and promise. Those who stayed saw a land ripe with opportunity and a chance to build a community in the desert that could thrive. They continue to do it today.
How can we take what we see and clear our vision so we can really see what is perhaps right in front of us? A great conversation for all of us to ponder and one ripe with the possibility that we just might find the very things we need and want, right there in front of us, within our reach.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center