TripAdvisor Reviews Strand Hotel Jerusalem
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Since have 4 hours waiting for my taxi to the airport so I can sit and wait 6 hours for my flight back to Istanbul I might as well finish this.
The transport system in Israel is really good. There are dual carriage way high ways between every major town. The public bus system to some of the smaller towns can be a little problematic, especially on Shabbat.
The accommodation is terrible. The ...
... heroes, Max Levin, a 2011 graduate of New Community Jewish High School, and a member of the Special Forces unit in tzanchanim (paratroopers). He talked about his service to Israel and especially his experiences fighting in Gaza last summer in Operation Protective Edge. He also recounted for us the tragic events when his unit entered a booby-trapped house and he lost 4 of his comrades.
We then also had the honor of hearing from the parents of Michael Levin ...
... in the wall. Apparently written prayers are placed into the wall, and twice a year are collected and buried on the Mount of Olives. I'm not sure why, but I like that kind of tradition.
The Old City has refreshed my interest in Jerusalem. It's a beautiful place with a somewhat timeless quality. Tomorrow I plan to actually go see some of the tourist sites, if I can negotiate through the Holy Week crowds. So far I haven't noticed it too ...
... I forgot all about negotiating and am pretty sure I insulted some guy with a price too low before finally getting something acceptable.
I kept going, and eventually ended up on some empty back streets where there were almost no other tourists. It was a part of Jerusalem I hadn't been to before and was very peaceful. Eventually, I made it to some tunnel that led to Dome of the Rock. Unfortunately, it's really only open to tourists on ...
If we hadn't been moving on to Rome, I think I would have been devastated to leave Israel. But Rome was more exciting unknown territory to explore.
There will never be another place like Israel: God's land, God's people, and the Bible alive all around you!
Sim went off to the post office to post excess stuff back home - including Pam's fruit juicers!
At 10am we all left for the American colony Hotel for morning tea. This hotel has a ...
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