Villa Carmel Boutique Hotel
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The bus then drove up the hill where we entered the Old City from the Dung Gate, which got its name from the garbage that used to be taken out from there.
We had to go through a checkpoint where we put our backpacks through an x-ray machine and we needed to pass through a metal detector.
Minutes later, we were at Judaism’s most holy sites, the Wailing Wall. It’s also called the Western Wall, because ...
Haifa, Israel .......this city is very 'walkable' from dock ...so had planned a lengthy one to all the sights. Just at the pier - there was the train station!!!...so here I am - southbound on the Tel Aviv express - takes about an hour. I get off on the last station to catch the bus to Jaffa - the old town. I won't doddle too much - just want to see some of the countryside ( I have one eye on the passing scenes) and then a bit of walk around. Still should be lots of time ...
... massive pilgrimage in other countries here are afterthoughts along the highway. You could literally visit two or three well-regarded sacred spots every day for a year and not see them all. You can’t possibly visit all of the holy places in this small country, and if you could you couldn’t possibly remember what you had seen.
I have now been to Israel about 15 times—more if you count trips back and forth to the States when I ...
... Aviv and Haifa). Well, this did not happen. I left about 11 and met by torrential rain. Sharing a cab with some other girls who were going to the bus station for Jerusalem, got a bus leaving at 11.20. Now, the issue with Caesarea is that it is not a current town really. It is a Roman and medieval town that died out. Despite having read that this place was a huge pain to get to on public transport, I felt I had it covered. The ...
... water was pumped from the lake to areas in the south. Now however there are desalination plants all along the Mediterranean. Next stop was the Mount of Beatitudes, the site of the famous Sermon on the Mount The Church of the Beatitudes is run by Franciscan nuns and we just got in before the noon closing...the nuns were nice to let us in. The views from here of the Sea of Galilee are lovely and the place is very serene with lovely gardens. Lunch was ...