Travel Blogs from Jerusalem
... bishop with a check from St. Mark's.
Then we reported to the guesthouse for a cocktail hour, interrupted for some of us by evening prayer at the cathedral, after which we returned to the garden for a delightful dinner. We had delicious mezze, followed by maqlouba, the traditional Palestinian festival dish. For dessert, we had slices of semolina cake. It was a beautiful, cool night, a lovely setting, great food, and convivial company.
... sounded like shrapnel flying all around. I spun around wondering how the rest of the group were and to my surprise I saw them all still sitting in the same spot unmoved... with the biggest grin and the loudest laugh coming from the lot of them!
Getting to my feet, a little shaky still, I sat down.... It was then that the rest of the group said how they saw a firework being let off... flying up in the air, about 20 metres from our balcony, and ...
... that was lacking was AC, but they had a fan that did a pretty good job of keeping the room comfortable. I would stay here again if I needed an inexpensive place and wanted to be alone.
In the morning, I went to the kotel for Women of the Wall services, and then got on a bus. I had some time and no specific plans (other than eventually coming across the Botanical Gardens) so I just wanted to see the city. I figured that riding ...
... from NG Explorers - people selected by NG to get assistance in their work - it is an honor to receive this designation. Beverly Goodman is a marine geologist that is studying tsunamis. Small world - Beverly's parents lived in South Bend (my home town) and she grew up in Palatine, IL and graduated from Buffalo High School (we lived in Palatine). Her underwater work has indicated that during warming periods, the polar ice caps melt slowly up to a ...
... yet. Olly would be shocked at the raw edges of tiles (with all the goo oozing out, plaster smeared on floor tiles, etc. The linen is nice and fresh and new, curtains are nice, along with plates, etc, so I'm thinking they just need to get on to the actual building side of things. Maybe this way the at least have money coming in? Emma's comment was that if I was paying the builders 200JD a month (NZ$400) I'd be hard pressed for them to finish anything ...
Other places to stay in Jerusalem
1, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $145
- Simply Grand
- Best service at the grand court jerusalem
- Pleasure vacation not a night mare
305 E Main St, Wilmore | B&Bfrom $71
Saint George St. 9, Jerusalem | Hotelfrom $62
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $446
- The King David Hotel - JER…
- Best Breakfast Buffet in the World
- Fantastic Hotel, I recommend it to everyone
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $166
- OK Hotel
- Pleasant stay
- Nice hotel
32 Lekhi, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $10
- Adventures in the HOLY LAN…
רוממה, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $119
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $309
- Very nice hotel
- Liked the Inbal
- Ideal location but noisy
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $146
- Very nice hotel
- Good room, nice views, gre…
- Ok but for religous
39 Keren ha-Yesod, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $200
- Great location!
- My Stay was great
- Great location, very solid hotel
רוממה, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $94
ימין משה, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $141
הרובע הנוצרי, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $97
- Looking out for a homely…
- Jeusalem gold
- Good - but be warned!
1, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $419
- Poor Service in Jerusalem
- A fabulous hotel
גִּבְעַת רָם, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $130
מקור ברוך, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $159
- As expected for a nice hot…
בית וגן, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $128
47 King George Street, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $42
1, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $409
- Pending arrival
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $134
1, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $126
- 15/21 days
Mount of Olives Place, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $69
גִּבְעַת רָם, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $197
הרובע המוסלמי, Jerusalem | 1 star hotelfrom $120
גִּבְעַת רָם, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $194
- Not bad at all if you're not fussy
- I really enjoyed this hotel.
- Total letdown
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $179