From the Jewish art of Marc Chagall to the Christian church of Eim Kerem
Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque
Today was a once-in-a-lifetime treat! Our study group was allowed to enter and photograph the third most holy place to Muslims, the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mound in the Old City of Jerusalem.
I greeted my first full day at St. George's College by watching the sunrise from the 4th story roof. Following Eucharist and breakfast, the Holy Land and the Arts study course began with a briefing on logistics, security, and the arts. After orienting to the group dynamics, we boarded a bus for our first excursion. …
To London and Jerusalem
My first flight was from Houston to London, about 9 hours. Once in London, I had a long layover, long enough to explore. Here are some of the places I went: I rode the London Tube. That's what they call the subway. I visited Trafalgar Square. There are lots of statues and beautiful fountains. The …