Tuesday, August 11, 2015


August 10th: Tom and Valerie made reservations for us to go on the Western Wall Tunnel Tour for today. We spent most of the afternoon in the Jerusalem market. I go every Saturday with friends to the farmers market in Raleigh to purchase much of our produce every week, and thought it was impressive. It is rather small compared to this market.

Then we went to see the umbrella alley.

We went to see an excavation site outside of occupied Israeli territory of the City of David, 1st and 2nd temple grounds.

This is where we "ran" into Roxy from the plane with her husband and daughter Sarah.
Would you believe they were also on the same tunnel tour?
The tour was amazing. The guide was one of the best storytellers. She explained how the temples were buried under rubble and cities were built on top of the rubble. She explained theories and how those theories have become fact. Then we walked through the excavation tunnels.

Here is a video of dancing as we walked back to our

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