Around the Sea of Galilee

Our great little hotel in Tiberias, the Ron Beach, has its own boarding dock. I was delighted when I learned that the water level was high enough that this could be done. This morning we stepped out of our rooms and walked a few yards to boarded our boat for a ride on the Sea of Galilee.

We board our boat from the Ron Beach Hotel in Tiberias. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

We board our boat from the Ron Beach Hotel in Tiberias. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

After an orientation from the Sea, we visited major sites around the Sea of Galilee. These included the Roman Boat, Magdala (we actually entered the site, but were not allowed to make photos of the new excavations; it is not ready for tourist yet), Chorzain, Capernaum, the Mount of Beatitudes, the Cove of the Sower, Bethsaida/Geshur, Kursi, and a view of Hippos.

At Capernaum I waited with patience until I was able to get this photo of the interior of the 4th century (reconstructed) synagogue without a tourist in attendance. Not easy, I can tell you.

Interior of the Capernaum Synagogue. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

Interior of the Capernaum Synagogue. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

To my knowledge everyone in our group is well and enjoying this wonderful educational and spiritual experience.

One response to “Around the Sea of Galilee

  1. Sounds like a wonderful day. Great shot of the Capernaum synagogue.

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