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 ...
... Great built it as one of his many resort palaces and Masada was kind of like his Palm Springs... it is located high on a large plateau. In 66 AD the Zealot's (one of the sects of Jewish leadership--remember the Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes (who wrote the Dead Sea scrolls), and Zealots--had fled and taken hold of Masada after revolting against the Romans. The Romans were able to conquer the Jews pretty solidly except in Masada because it was a very secure high ...
... 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 ...
... about sunset and let the kids play before bed. Our host, Arnie, an accomplished percussionist, put on a drum show for us and let the kids play around on the drums - so nice!
After kid bedtime, the adults were feeling rather peckish, so Papa and T ran out for snacks. It turned into a cultural experience, as they hung out with a group of Orthodox teenage boys at the falafel truck on the edge of town, practiced some English, and had a nice chat. ...
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