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Travel Blogs from Jerusalem
Jerusalem. The Holy City. Holy for many religions and peoples all over the world. The Temple Mount – sight of important things to Muslims, Jews and Christians and countless vendors selling small wooden camels and bottles of over priced water. The Wailing Wall. You can get a temporary head covering for men (yameka?) for only a donation. Please …
Sunday, November 4, 2012 - Jerusalem
Enjoy a full day of sightseeing outside the city – exploring the Judean Desert and the Dead Sea. We drive to Qumran, a settlement dating back to 103 B.C., to explore the caves where the intriguing Dead Sea Scrolls were found. A series of eleven caves, archeologists believe the Qumran caves were used as ancient libraries for important texts.
At the top of an isolated rock on the ...
... Gelukkig is een hoop van de oude stad overdekt, of zijn de straatjes zo diep, dat er weinig zonlicht is. Daarbuiten, in de zon, is het ziedend heet. Jeruzalem is een aparte stad, teveel om in een reisblog te typen. Het is in ieder geval behoorlijk omstreden en erg druk, vol verschillende mensen, (Alhoewel het merendeel een religieus doel heeft) en veel verschillende, dan wel ...
... as much as possible. I was far more memorable visit than in my youth.
We also did the tunnel tour. Tunnels have been dug to reveal the length of the Western Wall to spots much closer to what would have been the holy of holies of the Temple. It was a very interesting and educational tour. It shouldn’t be missed. Kind of exciting to think of yourself meters underground looking at remnants of the wall that was only ...
... and I know I will not be disappointed and neither will any of you. I know many of you, since this is the beginning of a new school year (for some of you your last school year!) this may be similar to what you are feeling as well now that crunch time is coming. But take heart in that God does love you and will work things out for your good as long as you love and trust Him and are called to His service!
More posts to come,
Sincerely from across the way,