Travel Blogs from Mizpe Ramon
... group. Not all of them spoke English, so they asked Rabbi Evette to explain Reconstructionism to them in Hebrew. She did a great job. It was a great experience to sit & chat with them, play with their children & learn about each other. We expressed our gratitude for their hospitality with bags we put together of Denver Starbucks mugs, Rockies baseball caps and other CO paraphernalia. This was a very full day of so many types of experiences. Time to rest & rejuvenate for ...
The Sea of Galilee is seven miles wide and twelve miles long. After reaching the other side of the Sea, we went to the museum that houses the 2000 year-old boat that was discover/uncovered in 1986. It was pretty amazing... this boat was actually around at the time of Jesus... whether he was in it our not is obviously not known, but it is certainly possible that he was. Before seeing the actual boat, we watched a short video explaining ...
... food shopping for Shabbat. No inclination of what was to come the next day.
Part III - a bed in Israel
Woke up Sat. morning feeling ok. While Mark was at his dental appt. I went into the nearby cafe and ordered some mint tea. By the time we got home I knew something wasn't right . . and for pretty much all of Shabbat (I did make it up for Havdalleh) my entire walk consisted of going from the bed to ...
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 ...
... reverse, with a
bung knee, I just sat down on this sharp escarpment and swore to my heart's discontent.
I used the entire swearing vocabulary of English, Hebrew, Arabic, Yiddish and
Russian, and then invented some more words that hadn't yet been thought of. Poor
old Garry had to just stand around and put up, rather stoically I might add,
with my temper tantrum. We had a decision to make and then to act on it. We
could continue on, through a route that was ...