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Day 6 - Wed, Sep. 5

Judea/               The Wilderness
Dead Sea/            Journey down the old Jericho Road with a short stop in the Judean
Samaria              wilderness and reflect on the ‘Good Samaritan’ story.

Dinner & Overnight   The Dead Sea
by Galilee           Stop by the shores with opportunity to float in the unique waters.

                     The Jordan River
                     To the banks at Bethany-beyond-the-Jordan where John

                     Jericho Oasis
                     Into the oasis town to examine the fallen walls, its natural spring
                     and the town’s sycamore trees.

                     Into the hills of Samaria and the valley between Mounts Gerazim
                     and Ebal. Stop by Joseph’s Tomb and draw water from Jacob’s
                     Well at Sychar.

                     The Jordan Valley
                     North by Gilead and Gilboa to the shores of the Sea of Galilee
                     and the hotel.

Day 7 - Thu, Sep. 6

Gospel               The ‘Peace View’
Galilee              Ascend the Golan to this location overlooking the Sea of Galilee
                     where the full circumference of the Lake and its ‘harp-shape’ can
Dinner & Overnight   be seen.
by Galilee
                     On to the northern hills and the city site with its impressive remains
                     of the Synagogue and ‘Seat of Moses’.

                     Down to the center of Jesus’ Galilean ministry with extensive
                     excavations reflecting seaside life in Gospel days.

                     Mount of Beatitudes
                     Up to the mount overlooking the sea where Jesus taught.

                     The Seashore
                     Stand on the lake beach in the traditional area where Jesus made
                     breakfast for the disciples and restored Peter.

                     Sailing Galilee
                     From a dock near Magdala, sail in a private wooden boat of the
                     kind that the disciples used, stopping mid-way for a demonstration
                     of old fishing techniques.
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