TravelPod Member ReviewsSt Gabriel Nazareth
Very ordinary, don't bother
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... mañana en la mañana. ------- Caesarea it's incredible beautiful. At the Mediterranean cost, Herod the Great built a harbor. It was a beautiful piece of engineering. Majestic. But earthquakes and enemy attacks destroyed the place. Still there are some ruins and a theater where is believed that Apostle Paul had his trial. Acts 12. We got to soak our feet at the beach but I wished we could have stayed all day. I love the beach ...
... mother. Here, also, is the spot the angel Gabriel appeared to Mary. We finally met our bus and continued another 6 miles north to the town of Cana. This is the traditional site of Jesus's first miracle, the changing of water into wine at a wedding feast. We went into the "Wedding Church" there and Fr Tony read several accounts of the miracle. Then he had a surprise- he renewed the wedding vows of the three married ...
... holy lands until it was destroyed by the Mamluk forces which originated from Egypt in 1291. The Ottomans took over the remnants in 1517 and rebuilt it.
We walked through the Knights' tunnel built during their occupation which provided safe transfer of goods from the port to the castle. We also visited the Knights' Halls built by the Hospitallers (a monastic military order established to treat the sick in the Holy Land). This is an extensive building complex ...
... that only buses were allowed. Otherwise, there were no special bus schedules I could find.
So, I just went to the central bus station in Karmiel to wait for one of the regular buses to Meron. The adventure began there.
There was a large group of Orthodox Jews also waiting, but not as large of a group as I expected. When the bus to Meron came, it looked relatively full, but there were a few seats left. The driver let someone off, and ...
... house where the apostle Peter lived. We focused on the synagogue, which has some lovely carvings in its remaining walls and pillars.
Next we went to the site of the Mount of the Beatitudes, only a few kilometers further on. We were astounded by how close these incredibly well known places were to each other; from reading the Bible one doesn’t get a sense of their physical location. Alas, the Franciscans, who control the site ...
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