We entered the city of Bethlehem which is a Palestinian city located in the central West Bank. Our Guide Mr. Hani told us that meaning of Bethlehem “House of Meat” in Hebrew and House of Bread” in Ancient Greek. Continue reading “Walking in the city of Bethlehem”
We had an early wake up call since we were checking out of the hotel and proceeding to our next destination.The two places included in our itinerary were Cana and Haifa, with all the excitement to explore new places we had a our breakfast and said a goodbye to the staff of Hotel Rimonim, who were an amazing host in Nazareth and boarded the bus. Continue reading “Cana and Haifa with the Zion Family”
Our second day began with sumptuous breakfast at the Rimonim. We headed out for an itinerary which included a 45 minutes drive to our starting point. We started with a small prayer by Mr. Paul Sequeira (Proprietor of Zion Tours and Travel) followed by the rosary and hymns and brief of the places by our guide Mr. Hani. Continue reading “Galilee with the Zion Family”
On receiving the entry pass and visa permit to Israel we hopped into a bus to see a new face waiting for us, he was our travel guide Mr. Hani, who has been associated with Zion Tours and Travel from the time the company started.
All through the journey to Nazareth Mr. Hani briefed us on the rich history, culture and geography of Israel. In midst of being engrossed to the knowledge that was passed on and travelling through the country side, we reached the city of Nazareth, where we asked to step out of the bus and follow our Guide through the streets of Casa Nova to visit Church of the Annuniciation. Continue reading “Nazareth with Zion Tours and Travel”