Travel Blogs from Mizpe Ramon
... Jonah ran away from God’s directions and ended up in the whale and later repented for his disobedience – hence Jonah is a big deal on Yom Kippur (Jonah, representing repentance), the holiest day of the year for Jews. FYI, Jonah was born in the town next to Nazareth. Elijah plays a huge roll at the Seder meal during each Passover. Elijah apparently is the “rock star” of Jewish prophets.
After Mt. Carmel, we went to Nazareth,a very Arab town, where ...
... got home we walked to this beautiful overlook (Haas Promenade).
On the way home we stopped to pick up a few items at the supermarket (grocery store means nothing here). When was the last time you picked up pillows in your local freezer section? I know that's the first place I go . . . LOL
Like I said, this may be a duplicate so I won't talk anymore and get onto Monday which took us into the Old City.
See you in the next blog!!
We stopped in a Nature Reserve for a tea break and had a game of Backgammon and Checkers while enjoying the sun. We had been hoping to see wildflowers but while there were a few left we are a couple of weeks too late.
On the road again past Be'er Sheva we started to see lots of semi permanent Bedouin camps set up. They are very rough with lots of corrugated iron and of course lots of rubbish. They still live a ...
... Ramon and the other crew members and named an overlook for them and named different hills in the Mactesh after them. The scenery was beautiful and just so relaxing, but not worth staying in the country for. After that tame hike we went to another Bedouin tent and like our second hike we made Poyke, which is a stew that comes from South Africa. It is named after the pot it is in cooked in. It involves a lot of vegetables slow cooking over a fire with ...
just a quick sign from me today.... I'm so tired having walked the ancient mountain city of Petra for two days. Only for this is worth visiting Jordan - I am left speechless.
Yesterday I did the tourist trail with three Indonesian miners I met on the way.
Today I met a lovely young Bedouin, whom I spent the day with. We spent it on the High Place of Sacrifice in the mountains high above the main city of Petra - ...