Alysa and Kristen Visit Israel -Part 1

22 Feb

Told through pictures and random comments.

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Angie sent me a monopoly game. It came in handy when we got snowed in for two days.

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Alysa made chocolate chip cookies.

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A family enjoying the snow in the park near our home.

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Alysa and Kristen made a snowman on our balcony.

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Time to get out of the house – we’re all crammed in the elevator.

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Walking on ben yehuda street. That’s my sister and me.

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I’m so happy to be out of the house eating Ethiopian food.

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Ethiopian beer. Yum.

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Yum-yum-yum-yum. Enjera.

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Peter and our friend, Adam, outside of Succat Hallel.

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The view from Succat Hallel.

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Time to go to the grocery store, it’s across the street from our house, it’s called “SUPER DEAL.”

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Lysa is amazed at the color of the eggplant.

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Kristen is amazed at the large selection of hummas. (pronounced “who-mus”, by the way)

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Time to go into Jerusalem’s old city. Kristen wanted to try and get a realistic idea of what it must be like to have a millstone around her neck.

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The “kotel” or wall. This is considered the most holy place for observant Jewish people. It’s the outside wall of Solomon’s temple. Pretty special.

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Walking through the arab market on our way back home.

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Delicious spices found in the market.

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