Kalia Guest House
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... salty water and did our best not to cry. There was also a nearby hot spring to warm up in. It was all wonderful. So wonderful. Exhausted after a long day, we showered and lay motionless in our room for awhile, recovering. Then Mark put on his schnazzy polo shirt and made me get into a dress for a nice dinner, recommended by Trip Advisor. We had delicious kebabs and red wine, the perfect way to end a wonderful ...
... at the church from our point in the slowly moving queue, but couldn't see much due to the scafolding that was throughout the church. The guide explained, with no sense of irony or hint of exaggeration, that it had taken the Greek Orthodox and the Armenian Apostolic churches 150 years to agree on what what restorations could be done. Several times doors were shut and the queue stopped moving while the priests said prayers and walked in procession around the perimeter ...
... br> We met Kate and Jake shortly after arriving and walked down to the shore of the sea itself. Sea is a misnomer here; the Dead Sea is a lake; one with no outlet. The Jordan river empties into the Dead Sea, which loses water only by evaporation. The net result is that it grows progressively saltier over time. The edges of the Dead Sea are encrusted with white; from a distance this looks like sand, and as you get close it resembles snow. Standing ...
... of rest, where no technology is allowed) and the area around our hotel was like a ghost town. The dinner was amazing and we stuffed ourselves to the point of sickness before walking back… and found the city had come alive as Shabbat ended at sunset. Bars, restaurants and cafes were open, there were people everywhere and it was like a huge street party! A small bar near our hotel was hosting a live Jazz Jam session and we sat down for a last drink to enjoy it for a ...
... in Tel Aviv. It is basically ALL hilly. Having said that, the city is quite attractive and seems to have open spaces and greenery. The shift in the afternoon to a big tour group reinforced to us that you never want to be on a tour with more than say 20 people - 10-16 would be an ideal number. Interesting seeing how Bethlehem is situated. Whilst part of mainstream Israel (i.e. not part of the West Bank) it is like a mini West Bank, as it is largely an Arab area - with ...
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