Archive for August, 2008



On our way home

We’re in the airport in Amman again, and it looks like this time we’ll be getting on the plane. Thanks for your prayers. We had a fun day yesterday at the Dead Sea while waiting for this flight. We hope the rest of our connections work out, and we make it all the way back [...]

Stuck in Amman for an extra 5 days

We were supposed to be home by now, but due to a series of events (which includes way overbooked flights, and flight time changes), Katie and I are spending 5 unexpected days in Amman, Jordan. I don’t really feel like going into all the details at this point because I’m tired of thinking about it. [...]

Katie and I had a day to relax today, while the rest of our group headed back home. It was great to get some rest, but we already miss the group, and wish the tour wasn’t over. I spent a bit of time gathering some photo highlights from our first 3 days of the trip, [...]

From Masada and the Dead Sea

Once again, I must be brief. This trip is packed, and every chance we get to sleep is valuable. One highlight today was hiking up to the fortress at Masada, which is very significant to Jewish history. A second highlight was swimming in the Dead Sea, which was really cool, er actually warm. It’s hard [...]