{Israel} Day 5: Beit She’an National Park & Masada National Park

{Israel} Day 5: Beit She’an National Park & Masada National Park

Today's adventures began at Beit She'an National Park where we toured around the ancient city of Scythopolis. This city was first inhabited in the Bronze Age and remained a cultural center until 749 when it was covered in an earthquake. When archeologists began to uncover the city, they found that most of it was still [...]

{Israel} Day 4: Mount Arbel National Park, Mount of Be Attitudes, Capernaum, Magdala, & Sea of Galilee

{Israel} Day 4: Mount Arbel National Park, Mount of Be Attitudes, Capernaum, Magdala, & Sea of Galilee

Today started out with the hottest most strenuous activity of the entire trip- a hike on Mount Arbel National Park. The trail started at the top of the mountain, overlooking the Sea of Galilee, then we had to take a number of metal footholds down the cliff face of the mountain. This trail is definitely [...]

{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 [...]