TRIP TO JERUSALEMDay 2: December 23, 2012
I was in Grade 1 when I first heard about the game called “Trip to Jerusalem.” I felt like I was still in grade school when I jokingly posted “Bakit tahimik dito sa Jerusalem? Wala ako nakikitang naglalaro ng Trip to Jerusalem e Christmas naman. haha”, on my Facebook account. Honestly, until now, I don’t know the origin and background of the game. Please explain if you happen to know the reason.
Jerusalem is one of the world’s oldest cities in the world. It is also considered as the “Heart of The Holy Land.” Jerusalem is a home of three major religions, namely Islam, Judaism and Christianity. The town is divided into new city and the old city. The new city is just as rich and modern as the other urbanised areas in other countries. On the other hand, the old city embraced and kept details of the past. I stayed in a hotel just outside the Old City, in front of the Herod Gate, somewhere in Palestinians area.
Staying in the Old City was fun and exciting even if I always get lost in its narrow streets. There were so many people, shops, restaurants and hotels. My senses were stimulated by various aromas, an assortment of sounds and glorious scenes in this old city. My visit to Jerusalem was not complete without visiting the spots that were mentioned in the Bible.
I am not a professional photographer. I am not a good writer. I am just a traveler.
So let these images speak for its eternal beauty.
|The Holy Sepulchre Church
|the Old City - viewing from Mount Olives
|Dome of the Rock
|An Orthodox Church
|Garden of Gethsemane
|Tower of David