Israel | Day One
We are so tired. Started our travel on Monday, 11am and just now going to bed for the first time.
We flew out of Austin and went to Newark, NJ. We had about 4 hours before we loaded the plane for Israel.
There are 11 of us. 10 from PromiseLand San Marcos plus Ani Simonson from Nigeria. He arrived about 2 hours before we did. What a great sight to see our dear African friend and be a part this journey with him.
There were quite a few Jews on our flight that wore traditional clothing and practiced prayer rituals during the all night flight. It was interesting to see them in action. We arrived in Tel Aviv at about 5:30pm Tuesday and it was already almost dark. I was shooting video in the airport when an Israeli security guard came to me and told me to delete all my pics/videos of the airport.
We left the airport in a sweet 20 passenger bus. We made a stop in Old town Joppa. This is where Paul met Simon the tanner. This is also where Jonah disobeyed, got on a boat, and eventually ended up in the giant fish. Tel Aviv is on the Mediteranian Sea. It is a very modern town with Mc Donalds and many other America things.
Will Krauss, Mason Murphy, Pastor Ani and I went for a late night stroll down the beach.
Now, to bed! Tomorrow, we will see Peter’s home in Caeserea, Mt Carmel (where Saul lost his life and Elijah called fire down from heaven.) We are also visiting a Christian Church in Nazareth that evening.
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