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2014 Four Seas Tour- Day 9

Today we toured the Old City of Jerusalem.----- Our first stop of the day was the Mt. of Olives viewpoint. ----- DSC 0004 ----- DSC 0010 ----- DSC 0018 ----- DSC 0020 ----- DSC 0028 ----- DSC 0058 ----- DSC 0068 ----- We then walked down the Mt. of Olives to the Garden of Gethsemane. ----- DSC 0072 ----- DSC 0073 ----- DSC 0082 ----- DSC 0084 ----- DSC 0090 ----- DSC 0094 ----- DSC 0104 ----- DSC 0114 ----- Our next stop was the Davidson Center Archaeological Park and the Southern Steps of the Temple Mount. ----- DSC 0122 ----- DSC 0130 ----- DSC 0134 ----- DSC 0148 ----- DSC 0151 ----- DSC 0154 ----- DSC 0156 ----- DSC 0160 ----- DSC 0162 ----- DSC 0173 ----- DSC 0180 ----- After falafel lunch in the heart of the Jewish Quarter, we were off to explore the city. We stopped in a couple spots in the Jewish Quarter and then walked through the Muslim Quarter for a brief visit at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher before we followed the Way of the Cross (in reverse) to the Pools of Bethesda. ----- DSC 0184 ----- DSC 0186 ----- DSC 0194 ----- DSC 0195 ----- DSC 0202 ----- DSC 0204 ----- DSC 0211 ----- DSC 0221 ----- DSC 0224 ----- DSC 0232 ----- DSC 0237 ----- DSC 0238 ----- DSC 0242 ----- DSC 0244 ----- DSC 0250 ----- DSC 0266 ----- DSC 0270 ----- DSC 0274 ----- DSC 0286 ----- We exited the city through the Lion Gate and jumped on the bus for a short trip back to the Dung Gate so we could visit the Western Wall and the Western Wall Tunnel. Our last two stops of the day. ----- DSC 0300 ----- DSC 0305 ----- DSC 0308 ----- DSC 0315 ----- DSC 0320 ----- DSC 0326 ----- DSC 0341 ----- DSC 0345 ----- DSC 0351 ----- DSC 0353 ----- DSC 0356 ----- DSC 0362 ----- DSC 0372 ----- DSC 0376 ----- DSC 0382 ----- DSC 0388 ----- DSC 0391 ----- We had another great day. Tomorrow we'll visit sites in the new city including the Holocaust Memorial at Yad Vashem. Stay tuned...

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