Yesterday we took a walking tour of Old Jerusalem. What a fascinating mixture of sights, sounds, and even smells.
It’s also a composite of Christian, Jewish and Muslim culture, heritage and religious belief. Surrounded by ancient walls, it’s home to such ancient sites as the Islamic shrine, Dome of the Rock, also called the Golden Dome, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which dates back to the 4th century and the Western Wall. Continue reading