Monthly Archives: July 2010


We are back from Jordan. It was a pretty cool trip. The highlights were Mt Nebo, the Madaba Map, Petra (yes Petra), a roman city known as Jarash, and the Baptismal Site on the Jordan river. I only have 500 pictures so I will begin by not posting any of them.  Instead I wanted the […]

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Off to Jordan

Just a quick note. The preparations are complete (or shortly will be) and we are off to another country tomorrow. We are visiting the country of Jordan for the next four days. This is so we can see the baptismal site on the Jordan River, Mount Nebo, and just for the heck of it a […]

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The Herodian and Christmas

This field trip was a little out of season. But, being a long time scouter, Christmas in July is not that foreign to me.  In any case we first visited one of King Herod the Great’s many palaces. This one, called the Herodion, is a mountain. Yes, Herod took two hills, combined them into one […]

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Galilee, the photo blog

This is a little unorganized but here is the lowdown of the Galilee trip. I picked some 30 of my favorite pictures, out of 900, and wrote a little about each one. Just know alot of other things happened in those 10 days. We saw a lot of things and many many towns. It was […]

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