Category Archives: Jerusalem

Day 6: Bethlehem to Cairo, Egypt

Kolea It was raining today, off and on torrential downpours.  We borrowed an umbrella from the hotel room to stave off some of the rain. We climbed aboard our bus and headed to Bethlehem.  On the ride toward Bethlehem, Michal filled … Continue reading

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Day 5 Jan 30 -Jerusalem

getting Misoprostol without doctor We began our day by entering the gate in the wall closest to the Western Wall. After passing through security, Michal gave us instructions about how to proceed. This particular area is under the control of the Orthodox Jews. We … Continue reading

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Day 4 January 29 – Jerusalem

On our way to the museums, we passed “bureaucratic hill” where the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, meets – which provoked a bit of discussion about Israeli politics. Mount Herzl is a high hill named after Theodor Herzl, the man considered to … Continue reading

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Day 3 Jan 28 -Jerusalem

Day 3 Jan 28 I caught the early morning sun from the balcony of our hotel room! A new day! We were given a ready-to-hit-the-tourist trail time of 8:00 am! And even on the Sabbath!     After a buffet … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Jan 27, 2023 Israel

We woke up to breakfast, lemon ricotta pancakes with blueberry orange blossom syrup, served with fruit and yogurt.  Arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport and transferred by bus to our hotel  in Jerusalem, The King David. During our afternoon on … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Flights to Israel

Day 1  January 26, 2023 Fly to Tel Aviv overnight flight. Left Richmond VA and flew to Newark, NJ – though a bit late. Our crew needed a longer layover to conform to FAA guidelines, so we left about an … Continue reading

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