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[Travel] Israel Day 02
Tuesday 26 May 2009, 8:30 pm
Filed under: - Sarah | Tags: , , , , , , ,

First stop was Mount of Olives.

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Yes, its a cemetary. For biblical reasons, it’s a prime spot for Jews to be buried.

In the background, you can see the Dome of the Rock.

And let me introduce our Green Caterpillar.

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Our mode of transportation throughout the trip.

Next on the agenda was Old City of Jerusalem.

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There was also a bazaar area.

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Other than spices, there were foods, jewelry, art pieces, souvenirs and some clothes.

Alas, we did not have a lot of time to spend at this marketplace and nothing caught my eye. ):

So onto the next location…

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Dome of the Rock, Temple Mount and Wailing Wall.

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It is said that when you leave your prayer at the wall, it will come true.

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I left my prayer there. (:

If it comes true, I’ll let you know.

Next up, was a little surprise that our guide had for us.

Genesis Land

Genesis Land!

Where we wore

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Jesus robes!

Camels

And rode camels.

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Before taking a short walk to dinner.

Halfway through,

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I opened a stall!

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And was greeted by Abraham!

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who shared some stories as we sat around low tables.

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Dinner included pita bread, hummus, the sweetest bell peppers EVERR, lettuce, tomatoes and brinjal for starters. And the main were kebabs and date-honey-glazed chicken wings *slurps*!

Later in the evening, as part of our free-and-easy night activities, a group of us walked around Jerusalem city.

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Random hat shop

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We came across this funky sunglass store X-ray. They had this random pool ladder in their store.

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And this building face is completely painted!!

And to round off the evening, we had gelatos!

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From Aldo by Max Brenner.

And instead of taking a cab, as advised by our guide, we took a bus back to the hotel!

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That was our combined receipt for 6 people. (:

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4 Comments so far
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Israel looks beautiful, glad you had fun. That’s the ONLY country I can never travel to with my passport. Damn it.

Comment by X-Wen

hey! I think there are ways around it.. cos there was an Indonesian guy on the trip with us. Our guide made some special arrangements or something

Comment by wottoncool

Lovely trip! I wanna go there someday too 🙂 Great that there’s decent shopping.

Comment by sherin

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