Absalom rebelled against his father King David and was run through with a javelin. Still, his tomb is by far by the most magnificent structure on this walk beneath the Mount of Olives.
Puddling around Israel’s winter pools, enjoying the tiny creatures that live in them and the beautiful routes around them.
When even secular Christians come to the Holy Land, says Father Kelly, and see Sea of Galilee is not a myth, visit cave in Bethlehem, tour Nazareth and Jerusalem, ‘their protective superstructure melts’.
As the only port wholly under Jewish control before and during the War of Independence, Tel Aviv was crucial for supplies and arms to the budding state. Its modern renovation is a resounding achievement.
Fabulous murals and other creative works on walls, poles, balconies, doors and shops have helped transform the streets around the Mahane Yehuda market.