Aug 12

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August 12, 2000

Jordan II

Pacific Coast

In Country

Day

Aug

Time

Itinerary

Day

Time

Aug

F

11

10 PM

 

to

Mt. Nebo (where Moses saw the promised land). Madaba 6th c. mosaic.  Crusader fortresses of Kerak & Shohak.

Sa

8 AM

to

12

Sa

12

6 AM?

Grand View Hotel/Petra.

4 PM?

Deut. 32:48ff On that same day the LORD told Moses, “Go up into the Abarim Range to Mount Nebo in Moab, across from Jericho, and view Canaan, the land I am giving the Israelites as their own possession. There on the mountain that you have climbed you will die…. This is because [Aaron and] you broke faith with me…. Therefore, you will see the land only from a distance; you will not enter the land I am giving to the people of Israel.”  And after 40 years’ wandering, Moses saw:

In addition, we’ll see a famous 6th century AD mosaic map (Jerusa-centric!) in Madaba [photo below], and Crusader fortresses in Kerak and Shohak.   Not to be confused with Shadrach, Meshach and ToBedWeGo from the story of Daniel and the fiery furnace.  Nor with Moe, Larry and CurlyJo (my be­loved children).

(This is sharp focus; what
happened to your eyes?)

Crusader Castle.  Bit of a fixer-upper.

Courtesy of the internet, you can see much more.  Several pictures are here.

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