Villa Carmel Boutique Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... said they have a place for me to stay almost anywhere in Beirut or southern Lebanon, either with them or their friends from Ireland, South Africa or Australia.
The next day by the time I got up, which was about 9:30, everyone in the dorm had left apart from myself and this South African guy called Mark. Mark looked like something out of Forrest Gump when he tries running the country; he bore a scraggy bear, a torn up scarf ...
... and Philosophy and was highly intelligent and loved discussing the politics and religion even though he was not supposed to get into the politics of it all!
It was a long day but we were so impressed by what we had seen. Incidentally, we always felt completely safe. Next week over a hundred Americans, who for various reasons felt they could not go to Israel are going to join the ship. We are both very glad we came ...
... provoking. Mary's Well is listed as one of the most significant sites in Nazareth. However, for whatever reason, it has not been commemorated with a huge church over top of it. The European/Western Christians decided to focus their efforts on Mary's home where she was visited by the angel. The Greek Orthodox Christians focused on building a church at the ground spring that feeds the well. But the well itself seems to have been neglected, and left without ...
... spent on the beach.
We took the train down to the bus station. Word of warning, the ticket machines only take twenties or smaller. ATMs only give out 100s. People don't like to break 100s so getting a 20 is difficult. We did manage to have one so we could buy our tickets for the 2 stops down the coast. We planned on getting the tickets and then walking the coast back to the hotel. So once we got off, we crossed the road, went through more security ...
... br> We visited the Christian Church of the Annunciation which was built on the site where Mary is said to have received word from the angel Gabriel that she would bear the son of God. It is a beautiful church. The current church is a two-story building constructed in 1969 over the site of an earlier Byzantine-era and then Crusader-era church. Inside, the lower level contains the Grotto of the Annunciation, believed by ...