Tagged: Jerusalem

Photo Friday 01.10: Western Wall

Photo Friday‘: Pictures from faraway lands.

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Photo Friday 01.02: Dome of the Rock

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Views of new Jerusalem

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery After having first, second, third, fourth and fifth post about the old city of Jerusalem, here are some views of the new city from the old city. View from the citadel of David Jerusalem (जेरुसलेम) is […]

The Western Wall

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery Kotel – the Western Wall. Looks like just another wall. But really? Magic of the Kotel: Narration of my first hand experience at the Western wall on a Shabbat day. The western wall is a Jewish […]

David’s citadel, Mt. Zion and Christian sites

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery The citadel of David Jerusalem has been a center of activity for such a long time that wave after wave of different civilizations battled for it. Beit She’an, Akko are few examples. The Tower of David […]

Old City of Jerusalem

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery This is where the action is. Old city of Jerusalem is approximately 1 sq.km. piece of land housing few of the holiest sites of Abrahamic religions. It is divided into four quarters namely: Armenian Quarter, Christian […]

Mount of Olives

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery Good Morning: I woke up to a pleasant Azaan (Adhan अझान) broadcasted from one of the many mosques in the Muslim Quarter. Not much to my surprise, it was a very different accent. I wonder if […]

Magic of the Kotel

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery Joining the Jews at the Kotel celebrating the arrival of Shabbat was quite a wonderful and unexpected experience. Shabbaaat Shabbat Shabbat Shabbat Shalom, Hey! Shabbat Shalom, Hey! Shabbat Shalom, Hey! Shabbat Shalom, Hey! Shabbat Shalom! This […]

Shabbat Shalom

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery December 22: Jerusalem Hostel: I got into my dormitory at New Palm Hostel near the Damascus (दमॅस्कस) gate in the old city of Jerusalem. This hostel is run by Arabs, who I later understood were liberal […]