Travel Blogs from Jerusalem
... was buried. The Church is home to a number of Christian denominations. Inside the church each denomination has a 'spot' and is decorated to its own style. In the centre of the church is the chapel called The Edicule which is made up of two rooms, the first holds the Angel's stone, a fragment of the stone believed to have sealed the tomb after Jesus' burial, the second one is the tomb itself. Entering the rooms for me was incredibly special, I ...
... male and female, and prayers or wishes can be written on slips of paper and put into the cracks in the wall to be collected once a year and buried on the Mount of Olives. The Wall was always very busy with people praying and leaving notes, so we didn't stay very long. In addition to these, we walked the Stations of the Cross (the Via Dolorosa, which is also surprisingly short today), saw the room of the Last Supper and the place credited with being King David's tomb. ...
... a small hiccup in our navigations set us back an hour or so...I'm not mad google maps, just disappointed. Our 500 year old, cave-like hostel is in the heart of the old city and is loaded with character. We opted to sleep on the roof for 6 nights in a "19 person tent," surely it's going to be an adventure. The short meandering we've done so far has been beyond impressive and I can't wait to see and learn about this beautiful ...
... question is probably not a whole freaking lot.
After that we went to the Upper Room where Christ celebrated the Passover meal and also the place where the first Christian Church was located. This was an incredibly fitting place for us to be because from that Upper Room we would head to Gethsemane to the place where our Lord went to pray.
It says in scripture that our Blessed Lord went to Gethsemane "as was his custom" meaning it ...
... card, I forgot to mention that we haven't been able to find an ATM that will let me withdraw on our walk to the old city. So feeling rich again!
I work out where we are and find our way to the apartment where we stay for the rest of the day, all doing our own thing! A much needed homework catch up and relax.
We don't even get any dinner we just eat fruit and flop into bed.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility