Category Archives: Israel

Travel Log # 7 Israel Part 13 Jacob’s Well 1998

Jacob’s well is in the West Bank. There had been political uprisings the night before so it wasn’t likely we’d get to go there. But… wait a minute… it opened just in time! We got to go and see Jacob’s … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Part 12 Camel Riding 1998

Have you ridden a camel? It was so fun! Well…not getting up and getting back down! Pic 1 is our friend, Julie. She’s a good sport! Pic 2, 3, & 5 are of the camels getting up or going back down. … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Sea of Galilee Part 11

I just never dreamed I’d ever see the Sea of Galilee! But here we were. Pic 1 Jerry and me standing by the Sea of Galilee near where Jesus fed the disciples. There were lots of fish jumping! Pic 2 … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Part 10 Nazareth 1998

As interesting as all that history and all those ruins were it was a welcome sight to actually walk through a town in existence today. Nazareth. Where Jesus grew up. Pic 1 was supposed to be last. It’s our group sitting in … Continue reading

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Travel Log #7 Israel Part 9 Maayan Harod 1998

Driving (riding) along and trying to catch everything in sight I spotted this interesting scene. This is modern day… a grave place with the stone ready to be rolled in front of the place where the dead are placed inside. … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel part 8 Mt Carmel 1998

Elijah. This statue, as a memorial, of Elijah is at Mt Carmel. If you need to read about him to refresh your memory you can find the miraculous story in I Kings. It’s worth reading! Here is part of the … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Part 7 Megiddo 1998

Megiddo is from the time of the prophet Joshua. Hopefully if you click on the picture of the sign you can read about Megiddo. These are all ancient ruins. Jerry is standing at the gate of the city. Pic 4 is of … Continue reading

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Travel Log #7 Israel Part 6 Caesarea

This amphitheater is the most ancient in all of Israel. It was built in Herod’s time. It seated 4,000 spectators! Standing up in the stands I could almost hear the shouts of the people. Pic 1 Jerry and me among the … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Part 5 Caesarea Aqueducts

In our travels through Israel we saw so much history and ruins that archaeologists must have been at the height of their glory as they discovered these ruins from thousands of years ago. These pictures of aqueducts show their ingenuity and intelligence! … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Part 4 Valley of Elah 1998

The Valley of Elah. Oh, one of my most pleasurable places to visit! This is where David killed Goliath! I stood in awe to think I was actually standing where the story took place. But it wasn’t just a story, … Continue reading

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