Yesterday we made our way from Jerusalem down to the Jordan Valley and on up to Galilee. Visibility was not the best due to winds from the east and south bringing dust and haze.
We stopped a couple of times along the way to photograph shepherds with their sheep. That is a scene I never tire of. This location was just north of Jericho. We are looking west.
Sunrise at the Sea of Galilee this morning consisted of the sun barely peaking through some clouds and dust.
There is no doubt that during His ministry on earth Jesus and His disciples saw mornings like this on occasion also.
After worship this morning in Nazareth, Ferrell Jenkins and I went on to the Hecht Museum at Haifa University, where we both took several hundred photos. It is a very nice museum of artifacts that covered biblical/historical periods from Chalcolithic on down through Roman. Neither of us had been there before.
So our travels today took us from Tiberias to Nazareth, up the Plain of Jezreel, to the Carmel range and on to Haifa (biblical Acco). We had a good view of the Plain of Acco down to the Mediterranean; then back to Tiberias. It’s been a good day. Our hotel is the Ron Beach Hotel, right on the Sea. My favorite place to stay in the Galilee.
Just for good measure I wanted to share a sunrise photo from Sept, 2011.
Did you pass by Lebanon in your visit?
Yes, we were at the border of Lebanon yesterday (Monday) morning. Later I plan to post a photo or two.
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Cool, I will be looking forward to that post because I have always wondered how it was to be in Lebanon