When: November 21, 2010
Where: Dubai Creekside Park
Who: NO it was not me and my xxGF who went on a romantic date. We were just the chaperons. After all, the couple we accompanied on their date were too young to be left together alone.
NOVEMBER 14, ISRAEL. It has been seven days since we left Manila to begin our Pilgrimage to the Holy Land and it the fourth day since we entered Israel via the Taba border in Egypt. Earlier in the day we begun our day-long journey from Tiberias City in the Galilee region to our ultimate destination, Jerusalem. Along the way we passed by the squeeky clean City of Haifa, the ancient Roman city of Caesaria, and the business and commercial capital, Tel Aviv.
By around 4 o’clock in the afternoon we finally reached the outskirts of the City of Jerusalem. But we were not to enter the city outright. Continue reading
Most christians associate Nazareth to Jesus. In fact, “Jesus of Nazareth” is among the more popular identities of Jesus.
But the fact is, Nazareth is neither the birthplace of Jesus (it is Bethlehem, some 128 kilometers [80 miles] away) nor his hometown (Capernaum has this distinction). Continue reading
Best accessed from the present day city of Tiberias, the Sea of Galilee is at the center of the Galilee region of Israel. It is in the region of Galilee that Jesus spent most of his ministry, or at least the most-recorded part of his ministry.
The Sea of Galilee is most famous for the walking-on-water miracle of Jesus. Not many are aware though that it is not a sea but a fresh water lake and is the biggest source of fresh water in the whole of Israel.