150 Photos - Jul 7, 2014
Photo: Abbey in the distance, greek orthodox cemetery in fieldPhoto: Benedictine monks serve here (german beer in the shop)Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: rampartsPhoto: Photo: new recruits for IDF leaving training...Photo: Photo: checking zoom power on the cameraPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: 40,000 troops to be called up to duty this week in Gaza frontline... not that close to old cityPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: training facilities and schools in old cityPhoto: Photo: Photo: one of the city gates on the Jewish Quarter side of the cityPhoto: tourists going to Abbey or Cenacle or Tomb of David, all in this areaPhoto: Photo: Photo: from the time when the Muslims controlled the city... Saladin and co.... history is alive and kicking here!Photo: English, Arabic and HebrewPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: getting a feel for their uniforms (new recruits)Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: two sides to the city, tourists and Isreali Defense Forces.... going in different directions....Photo: Photo: The army tends to give you a cold indifferent steer down....Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: trying to give you a sense of walking along the walls-ramparts....Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: gives you an idea of how King David could spie on Bathsheba...Photo: down below the walls- more ancient tombs....Photo: Photo: tour ends here, the muslim section does not allow one to continue on the rampart tour....Photo: I got locked into one of the fences and had to climb over 12 feet of fence and avoid getting shishkabobbed by the sharp arrows on the top....Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: cats have free reign on the streets here...Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Excuse me I am on the way to a war.... not too friendly...Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: looking down on recent jewish excavations.Photo: turtle doves and cats - nice summary of the type of tension you find here in the city....Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: luckily you can t hear the chanting of the muslim call to prayer....gregorian chant on slow motionPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: different flavors of judaism....Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: