Monthly Archives: December 2011

Special Note

Beginning the 16th of December we no longer had internet or cell phone access for the remainder of the trip.  We returned home Christmas Eve around mid-night, spent Christmas Day with family and since then have been dealing with an … Continue reading

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15 December 2011

Thursday December 15th – Cairo We started our touring today with a visit to the Citadel of Cairo built by Saladin in 1167.  Inside the walls of the Citadel is the beautiful Alibaster Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha.  This promanent … Continue reading

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14 december 2011 – Cairo, Egypt

December 14th from Cairo, Egypt This morning, we met the other 5 people in our group.  Everyone hit it off great.  It’s like we were ment to be together.  Our guide, Mohamed, gave us an orientation of our activities and … Continue reading

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13 December 2011

Tuesday December 13th Today was a day in transit.  Flying time from Tel Aviv to Cairo by way of Amman, Jordon was only about 2 hours.  The trip from Jerusalem to our hotel in Cairo took over 10, an hour on each end driving, … Continue reading

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12 December 2011 – Jerusalem

Monday December 12th – Jerusalem Today Nachum added a extra treat for us.  We visited a National Cemetery for VIP’s and military.  It was beautifully arranged among the trees on a hill.  We saw the grave of Golda Meir.  Afterward, … Continue reading

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11 December 2011

Sunday December 11th – Jerusalem Another beautiful day in the Holy Lands.  We started by touring David’s Tower on the Old City Wall.  It has nothing to do with David.  It was built in the 1800′s and is a great vantage point to … Continue reading

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10 December 2011

Saturday december 10th – Jerusalem & Bethlehem Today started with a healthy traditional breakfast buffet consisting of fresh fruits and salads.  Note, don’t look for bacon or sausage.  Out guide met us at 8:45am and explained our good luck.  Normaly, there are … Continue reading

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9 December 2011

Friday – December 9th 2011  Jerusalem It’s been over 28 hours since we got out of bed yesterday morning and we’re settled into our hotel in Jerusalem.  We’re at the Inbal Hotel.  From what I’ve read in magazines and on … Continue reading

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Tuesday 6 December 2011

Less than 32 hours before we’re off on our next adventure.  We’ll be flying all day Thursday and part of Friday.  We’ll arrive in Jerusalem Friday afternoon.  With a good internet connection we’ll post that evening.  We’re looking forward to … Continue reading

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