Posts Tagged "Israel"

Haifa, Israel

After docking in Haifa we took a tour that included Nazareth and the area around the Sea of Galilee. Because of it being Good Friday we were only able to drive through Nazareth, only stopping above the city for a panoramic view. Leaving Nazareth, we proceeded to the Mount of Beatitudes where we stopped at a christian training center for views of the Sea of Galilee. We then went to Tabgah Church built on the rock where Jesus preformed the miracle of Loaves and Fishes. Next we went to Capernaum   and then to the River Jordan. On the way back we went to the top of Mount Carmel to get a view of...

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Jerusalem, Israel

We docked in Ashdod, Israel, got our landing cards and began our hour and a half journey to Jerusalem. Once there we entered through the Zion Gate of the old city. We proceeded to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher by way of some narrow streets that were in the Armenian and Jewish quarters. Being Holy Thursday the city was very crowded and so was the church which had various ceremonies going on throughout the day. After seeing the church we passed through the Christian quarter to the Wailing Wall. After the wailing Wall we went to the Mount of Olives and the Church of  Gethsemane before...

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