Monthly Archives: August 2013

Israel: Day 6

Early in the morning four hikers left their nice hotel rooms and cozy beds to hike up Masada. I took the following picture when about half way up: And this one when at the top: It was a steep hike … Continue reading

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Israel: Day 5

We drove to the Golan Heights on Day 5. The Valley of Tears is an area in the Golan Heights named after a major battle in the Yom Kippur War in 1973. Boaz told us a personal story about this … Continue reading

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Israel: Days 3 & 4

Bomb shelter work began with running errands to a few stores to buy paint, rollers, scrapers, gloves, etc. and also picking up rakes, squeegees, buckets, paint brushes, more paint, and some other things from storage. We loaded Boaz’s van with … Continue reading

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Israel: Day 2

Places to go today: Sea of Galilee; Old church; Mt. Beatitudes; Capharnaum. On our way to the Sea of Galilee we caught a turtle on the side of the road. We passed it around the van a little, and then … Continue reading

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Israel: Day 1

On the morning of the first day we checked out of our hotel in Netanya and loaded the van with our luggage. We first went to Caesarea where Boaz gave us a history lesson of Herod and the theater we … Continue reading

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Israel: The beginning

My brother and I arrived home from Israel late Sunday night and the past few days we’ve spent relaxing with our family and telling stories of all the adventures we had and blessings we received on our trip. And they … Continue reading

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Shalom

Shalom, my friends, Sorry, I have not been filling you in on all the details of my trip day by day like I did last summer on my England trip. I’ve had internet access every night in our guest house … Continue reading

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Swimming. Swimming. Swimming.

Two of my younger siblings have started swimming lessons. Inspiration for swimming started with all the triathlon training we older ones have been doing. Steven didn’t know how to swim very well, so mom and dad thought it would be … Continue reading

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