A few years ago, at the tail end of my semester in England I spent a week on board a cruise that went around the Mediterranean. As a poor student traveler it was a taste of the luxury life and was very inexpensive. One of the highlights of the cruise was the day spent ashore in Israel.

In particular, we hit sights in Bethlehem and Jerusalem, crossing the border between Israel and Palestine in the process.

Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem Israel
Church of the Nativity.

Continue Reading