Tuesday, January 18, 2011


We climbed through the Kidron Valley up to the Mount of Olives, which gave us a great view of the city. Clearly, we're a very photogenic group (note: this was post-chocolate...Bob has been carrying around a bag of Hershey's and periodically bribing us to behave)

Mid-Climb--before we reached the top. We have tired feet. 

This morning, our guide (Ophir) took us up to the Temple Mount. The golden dome is the Dome of the Rock: an iconic view of Jerusalem. We didn't get to stay as long as we had planned because they were clearing it for mid-day prayer, but we will go back tomorrow. 

FOOD! (Delicious. Enough said.)

p.s. the picture at the top of the blog is no longer from Google Images--this is what we saw today!!!

(posted by Rachel and Madeline, 5:15 pm in Jerusalem)

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