We found it fascinating to see so many armed soldiers around. Especially with particularly youthful looks! So much so, that the most gregarious member of our group just had to take a photo with them. They were nice and didn’t shoot him.
We then visited another place pregnant with emotion. The Western Wall, where many Jews came to pray. After which we proceeded to visit the streets of Jerusalem.
It was then time for pulling at Christian hearts, as we retraced the stages of the cross. The path where Jesus carried his cross to where the church of Holy Sepulchre now stands. Where he was nailed and died on the cross.
We then crossed the border to Jordan, visited Jaresh, Mount Nebo and had a bit too much to eat.