Travel Blogs from Jerusalem
... for solo voices, chorus and orchestra in Mohammed Fairouz's Third Symphony.
We sat together near the windmill & read some of his poetry & listened to some set to music. It was a very meaningful experience.
We returned to the hotel with time for a ...
... the home of Peter, Andrew, James, John and Matthew.
After that we took a lunch break and then went swimming in the Sea of Galilee, and then went to the Jordan river!! It was such an incredible day, but I am extremely exhausted! Now I am going to take a quick nap and then head to the airport because my flight leaves at 6am. Supposedly they closed the airport yesterday because they were shooting off missiles so I hope I don't have any problems getting ...
... the wait and the persistent goading by the priest to quickly move in and out of the very crouched area. The private Mass with our tour group at the nearby chapel, however, was very moving as Father Jim tied together many of the Jewish and Christian themes we had contemplated over the past few days.
We are off to Masada and also a dip in the Dead Sea (we will probably see some of the dead Sea Scrolls on the last day when we visit a museum in Jerusalem.) ...
... the curtain.
The last exhibit I went into was the Face to Face: The Oldest Masks in the World. They were all rock masks. By this point I was getting tired so I really didn't do it justice. The map is my "Cliff's Notes" version.
On the way out I did pass one interesting piece of info. It was call the Huppah Stone. I forgot to take a picture ...
... Light Festival. Whilst doing this tour, we briefly detoured to the Holy Sepulchre Church to witness the famous closing of the front door by a Muslim. I expected to see a 900 year old key, but it was only a door latch. The ceremony included climbing a ladder (No, NOT the immovable one).
We wearily climbed into a cab (this guy was really nice and used the meter without us asking - he got a tip). Then it was downtime and bedtime. 16 hours on our feet!
TripAdvisor Reviews Strand Hotel Jerusalem
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