Pastoral Hotel - Kfar Blum
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Today we visited many biblical sites, almost too many to include with thorough explanations, so I will try to hit the highlights of the day!
First, we got up early and walked to the Jordan Promenade which was a beautiful pathway along the River Jordan, only minutes from the kibbutz hotel. The Jordan River (where Jesus was baptized) …
Today we left Tel Aviv and drove north along the Mediterranean.
We first stopped at Caesarea. This ancient port city was built by King Herod to display his loyalty to the Roman Empire (Emperor Pompeius, not Julius!) sometime around 22-10 BCE. In Caesarea, there was a theater, a port, a hippodrome, and a temple to the Roman Gods, as …
Got to the kibbutz had dinner, went for a swim. And went to the reptile show at 8:00pm it was so awesome I thought it was going to be like here's an igunana it's green blah blah blah but it was actully completely different because thecguy basically just took out a whole bunch of reptiles( Burmese pythons bearded dragons corn snakes milk snakes blue …
We started the day in a beautiful pastoral setting, nestled in the hills of the Golan. It seemed sad to leave such a nice spot but by 8 AM we were on our bikes. The terrain was challenging to a certain extent, with windy stretches of rolling hills through Golan farm land. Cows were grazing on both sides of …
... the god, Pan, one of six ancient pagan shrines in about a one hundred yard succession, built into the side of a steep rock face. Into one of these shrines pagans threw goats to see whether they passed undamaged through the under ground passage to the open spring-fed stream below (incidentally, one of three springs feeding the Jordan River and the Sea of Galilee ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center