{Israel} Day 3: Abraham’s Gate, Temple of Pan, Nimrod Fortress National Park, & The Valley of Tears

{Israel} Day 3: Abraham’s Gate, Temple of Pan, Nimrod Fortress National Park, &  The Valley of Tears

Today started with a short hike in the Tel Dan Nature Preseve. The trail itself was lovely as it went through the trees and over rocks in the river. This river is one of three sources of the Jordan River and is the largest source to the river. While the hike itself was lovely the [...]

{Israel} Day 2: Caesarea National Park, Tel Megiddo National Park, & Safed

{Israel} Day 2: Caesarea National Park, Tel Megiddo National Park, & Safed

This morning we boarded our tour bus and made our way up the coast until we reached Caesarea National Park. Originallly built sometime between 586 -332BCE, this settlement would later be awarded to King Harrod after the Roman Conquest in 30 BCE. King Harrod would take what was a small settlement and turn it into [...]

{Israel} Day 1: Flight from Nashville to Tel Aviv & exploring around Netanya

{Israel} Day 1: Flight from Nashville to Tel Aviv & exploring around Netanya

We arrived at Nashville airport at 8:30am with our passports and our negative Covid test results from the day before. Our group made our way through security and onto the first of two flights to Israel. A few hours later we arrived in Newark New Jersey with only 20 minutes to make it to the [...]

Bridge and Waterfall- Fall Creek Falls State Park {Tennessee}

Bridge and Waterfall- Fall Creek Falls State Park {Tennessee}

Of all the state parks that we have visited so far here in Tennessee, probably the one that we consider our favorite is Fall Creek Falls State Park. The first time we came here we loved getting to hike through the changing colors of fall. The second time we came here was just after a [...]