Made it to the Temple Mount early this morning. The area is immense, quiet, it feels like half Jerusalem – soo big (extensive). The Dome, nor the al-Aqsa praying hall was i able to enter. Infidel that i am. I will have to get an ablution from the Waqf
Playful mood. Is it allowed?
A real Mile stone
(The staff of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem was preparing for the arrival of Biden a few days ago: “We have evacuated the hotel from guests, now it is completely ready for the arrival of the President.” Link (Photo: Reuters) Today he is leaving https://m.jpost.com/israeli-news/live-updates-711987 )
Yes it is true, Christ was born here. I went to Bethlehem on my bicycle. The Franciscans have a place to stay for Pilgrims. It is $100 a night. I had always thought pilgrims were welcomed by the church.
The richness of Jerusalem, some flashes:
At the Old Post Hostel
Today is the Day of Arafah. I was told it is the day that Adam and Eve met. For the longer story see https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Arafat.
Inadvertently i had placed the following picture this morning. From the treasures in the Israel Museum.