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... change in plans. Firstly, the Tzafet hotel had upgraded us to a luxury suite. Then they offered us free dinner on our last night there. They also ensured that we paid no more for our night at Tiberias even though we were pretty sure that it was a far more expensive hotel. As if all that wasn't enough, when we went down to dinner at the second hotel the staff told us that we were each entitled to a free glass of wine or beer and that the cost of the dinners would ...
Since it was late in the day, about a quarter of the shops were already closed. I don't know if it is because I was just not into buying, but so much of what I saw was tourist junk.
On the one picture of the boats, you might notice the large bags on the dock. Inside are fishing nets.
It was very funny trying to get our picture ...
... of the lake near the hotel. Unfortunately, we arrived at 1800, just as they were closing for the evening. They could tell we were disappointed and allowed us to order drinks from the bar. A pleasant hour and a half was spent in a lovely setting overlooking the Sea of Galilee.
Then, it was back to the hotel for another buffet dinner. We concluded the evening sitting outside our rooms having a cuppa and a chat. Another wonderful day.
... birthplace of John the Baptist. It was packed with people strolling around and filling the restaurants. As most of Jerusalem is closed for the sabbath, this is a popular place to go.
Later in the evening, the four of us went to the Jerusalem First Station, which is the old original train station, which has been all revamped into a sort of mall. It has some neat shops and restaurants. As the sabbath had ended, it was very busy. We were there around ...
... their honesty. Funny how every country tells you that they won the Six Day War which was started by the other side! However, by the end of the commercial, Mt Hermon (the tallest in Israel) had appeared through the smog, so we got to glimpse it in the distance as a compensation.
On the way down from the Golan Heights we disembarked to walk across the bridge under which the River Jordan flowed. Without being disparaging, let me just say that it ain't ...