Tag Archives: Israel

February

I can’t believe that we are nearly at the end of February already! All the things I was going to do and very few of them started let a lone done! Oh well, breathe…… I’ve taken to stopping myself, to … Continue reading

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Questions.

Do you ever get a period of asking yourself questions? The ‘what, where, why’ sort of questions. Well from time to time these questions rear their head and it isn’t always a good time.  I have been through a week … Continue reading

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Heeellllllooooooo!!

Hello over there!  I’m back. Back from my wanderings.  Back from visits afar. Back from holidays at home.  Yes I did say holidays at home.  I’ve been helping.  Helping at a little venture called Get Away.  I’ve done it before. … Continue reading

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Lent.

Lent is upon us and I have not mentioned it yet!  For the last three years I have given up magazines during Lent, and you know how I love my magazines!!!!  It is very hard especially as I work in … Continue reading

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Busy, busy!!

Boy what a busy weekend!  Friday, apart from going to work – as you do!- I spent cooking and getting things ready.  We are hoping to go back to Israel next year and take some friends and family with us. … Continue reading

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I have been busy – honestly!!

Well, here we are again!  Time to show you  some shots of our garden.  I have been spending quite a bit of time pottering around it and the flowers are now coming out a treat! The strawberry pots are blooming … Continue reading

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Tears and a whistle stop tour!

Our walk around to the Garden Tomb followed the outside of the walls of the Old City. Out of Jaffa Gate, passed New Gate and beneath these marvellous palm trees. Across the road from the Damascus Gate, the Garden Tomb is in … Continue reading

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Herod’s palace.

Across the road from the Guest House is the marvelous sight of David’s Tower/Citadel.  At the end of the 1st Century BCE Herod the Great built a large palace on this area.  It is probably to this palace that Pilate sent Jesus to Herod … Continue reading

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Come follow me.

Galilee is where most of the stories in the gospels take place, and we followed the road a round the Lake to visit many of these locations.  The area is beautiful.  A lot of it is wooded and green at this time of … Continue reading

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Nazareth

Although we didn’t visit Nazareth until the middle of our holiday, I think it is right that I should start here at the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth.   It was extremely hot in Galilee and as you can see we … Continue reading

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