2011
04.27

SYNOPSIS:

A visit to the Mount of Temptation in Jericho and a visit to Qumran, the site of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

No more walls in Jericho.  They must have all fallen down at the blow of the horns as the story in the bible (Old Testament) tells us.  It is most likely the oldest known inhabited town, with a history of over 10,000 years.  There is not much to attest to that today.  But the sound of the name drew me and so I went to see the Mount of Temptation, another attraction of biblical (New Testament) importance.… VIEW PHOTOS AND READ THE WHOLE STORY