Pictures from my time in Amman with the group (13-17 July), including the Roman Ampitheatre, the Citadel, and our food! As always, please comment and question and ask me about them.
Pictures from the group’s time on the driving day trip (16 July), including to the Orthodox church in Madaba with the famous mosaic map on the floor, the Moses Memorial site on Mt. Nebo overlooking into Israel, and floating in the Dead Sea (which is better caught on some other cameras).
Pictures from the Holy City of Bethlehem (19 July), including the Wall, Church of the Natiivity (Catholic and Orthodox versions - hint the Orthodox one is the church that looked like Gaudy Christmas exploded in it!), and more!
Pictures from the holiest city there is: Jerusalem! You’ll see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Mount of Olives, Church of Mary Magdelene, Jewish Cemetary, Mount Zion, Church of the Dormition, The Old City Ramparts, the Western Wall, and so much more I’m not going to spell all out! Please take a look :)
Pictures from Cairo (27-30 July and 5-9 August), including the Egyptian Museum, the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, and more! Take a look :)
Pictures from our convoy trip to Abu Simbel (1 August) and the Temple of Ramesses.
Pictures from Luxor, Egypt (1-4 August), including the felucca boat trip, Edfu and Comombo temples, Luxor and Karnak temples, Valley of the Kings, and Hatshepsut’s Temple!
Pictures from Jane and I’s time in Aswan, Egypt (31 July - 1 August), including the Aswan High Damn and Philae Temple on the island in the Nile.
The plan, as you may have read before, was a “1st class train ride in reclining seats, air conditioned”. The plan was being picked up by a guy with a sign with my name on it like the airport. Plans never work out do they?