Travel Blogs from Jerusalem
... for him) to approach the wall. While we were there, some boys were celebrating their bar mitzvah on the male side of the wall with singing and dancing around in a circle. The ladies and girls were on the other side of the fence, throwing candy over the wall at them. Peculiar, but fun to watch. :) Dad and I both touched it and noticed the customary little prayer notes jammed into the cracks of the wall. I didn't see any "wailing", but there is ...
... nap until their parents arrive. I am starting to feel a lot more welcomed in the classroom now which is exciting and enjoyable to me. Some of the teachers are also helping me learn my Hebrew and part of Arabic.
This afternoon I will taking off to hike the Jesus Trail which I am super excited for. Not even to mention one of my goals is to be able to see the stars in there full beauty without the light pollution.
... our choice. So up the big hill along the outside of the wall we go as the temperature is starting to soar. Lee is starting to wilt already but I kept forging on until we made it to the New Gate, at the edge of the Christian Quarter, we entered the Old City Of Jerusalem through here. Did I mention that Lee and I, the intrepid travelers, left the hotel without sun screen, water or our hats. GREAT!!! We aimed straight at the first shop and obtained our thirst quenching ...
... One of the most incredible things about this day (as I'm sure it will be for the rest of the week) is to be at these same places Jesus was, and to pray and read from the Bible about these events that were literally right before your eyes. The Bible takes on a whole new meaning and life.
After this touring, deciding I was done walking for the day, we went back to our hostel and had an impromptu decision to go out to the Dead Sea. The ...
... where Jesus healed a blind man).
Then on to a street lunch inside the Jaffe gate of a date filled bread and minted lemonade. This was very enjoyable and we headed off to the 'Tower of David' I.e the museum of the history of Jerusalem. This gave us the history of Jerusalem from Canaanite times until the present day. It was really well planned out in what was Herod's palace at the time of Jesus. ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Strand Hotel Jerusalem
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
ימין משה, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Saint George St. 9, Jerusalem | Hotelfrom $100
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $446
- Best Breakfast Buffet in the World
- Fantastic Hotel, I recommend it to everyone
- By far the best hotel in Jerusalem. Definitely stay here.
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $166
- Nice hotel
- Schönes Hotel
- No volveré a llevar allí a mis grupos
גִּבְעַת שַׁפִּירָא, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $163
רוממה, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $119
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $309
- Liked the Inbal
- Ideal location but noisy
- Good Hotel but not great
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $146
- Ok but for religous
- Preis/Leistung und das Hotel waren super
- Great Hotel, Great Value
39 Keren Hayesod Street, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $200
- My Stay was great
- Great location, very solid hotel
- Great deal on a decent price hotel
רוממה, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $94
ימין משה, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $141
הרובע הנוצרי, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $97
- Jeusalem gold
- Good - but be warned!
- Jerusalem Gold has the Midas touch for reasonable price!
1, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $419
- Poor Service in Jerusalem
- A fabulous hotel
- Excellent Hotel
גִּבְעַת רָם, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $130
מקור ברוך, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $159
בית וגן, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $128
נחלאות, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $223
- Wonderful Location and Stay
- Don't go there
- Beautiful Hotel, Beautiful Setting
1, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $409
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $134
1, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $126
א-טור, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $91
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