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... stories of Joshua and judges and Kings feel in place. Just visualizing it out all fell into place.
Then we traveled to where John the Baptist baptised the people and also Jesus. It was hard to imagine jesus being Baptised here as the Jordan River was so small. But it made so much sense because it was just down the hill from Jerusalem. And it was the place where Elijah was taken up into ...
... positioned as it is on the top of a jebel with steep drops on three sides. The Frenchman who had held fort there was a notoriously unpleasant sort, known for throwing his enemies from the side of the castle with a wooden box on their head so they’d remain conscious until they hit the ground! He was a bitter enemy to the legendary Saladin and the only Crusader commander Saladin saw fit to kill personally later on.