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Footsteps of Moses

March 16-28, 2023

Led by Dr. Jonathan & Jennifer Greer
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Day 10 - Finishing in Jordan: Jerash

posted on Monday March 27 2023 at 9:00 pm UTC

Today was our last day in Jordan. We enjoyed breakfast and a leisurely morning at the Dead Sea hotel. At 10am, we boarded the bus and had a 20 minute drive to Tel el-Hammam, a Middle Bronze Age tel in the eastern Jordan valley that is a possible site for the ancient city of Sodom (as in Sodom and Gomorrah...

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Day 09 - Machaerus, Mt. Nebo, Dead Sea

posted on Monday March 27 2023 at 12:00 am UTC

We left Wadi Musa in the pouring rain Sunday morning and headed north to Mukawir where the ruins of the Herodian fortress/palace of Machaerus sits perched atop a hill overlooking the Dead Sea. By the time we arrived, the rain had cleared and we had a beautiful morning at the site.  Rich Liverance...

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Day 08 - Petra: Lost City of the Nabateans

posted on Saturday March 25 2023 at 9:00 pm UTC

For our first morning in Jordan, we started out by watching the sunrise as we rode camels, just like T. E. Lawrence, aka Lawrence of Arabia would have done! After breakfast and a liesurely morning enjoying Sun City Camp, we loaded the bus and headed to Petra, of the New Seven Wonders of the World...

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Day 07 - Into the Wilderness: Aswan to Aqaba, Wadi Rum Jeep Tour

posted on Friday March 24 2023 at 7:00 pm UTC

This morning and very early with a 4:30 wakeup call so we could make our way to the Aswan airport and catch our charter flight to Aqaba. We flew over a portion of the Sinai peninsula and up the Gulf of Aqaba off the Red Sea. Coming off the plane we felt the fresh breeze and were excited to be in a...

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Day 06 - Elephantine Island, Sehel Island, Aswan Botanical Gardens, Felucca Boat Ride

posted on Friday March 24 2023 at 12:00 am UTC

Our last day in Egypt was spent mostly on the Nile River at Aswan. We took an early morning boatride to Elephantine Island to see the ruins of an ancient city there. It's called by this name because some of the rock formations resemeble elephants, and also because it was the ancient location...

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Day 05 - Cosmic Order & Chaos - Ptolemaic Temples: Edfu and Kom Ombo

posted on Wednesday March 22 2023 at 7:00 pm UTC

Our fourth day in Egypt started out with another warm and sunny morning! We enjoyed omelettes made to order, fresh fruit juices, pastries, tea and coffee, then disembarked for our first site. The two temples on our itinerary today are from the Ptolemaic period of Egyptian history - “new”...

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Day 04 - The Quest for Eternity: Medinet Habu, Hatshepsut's Temple, Valley of the Kings,

posted on Tuesday March 21 2023 at 9:00 pm UTC

Our fourth day in Egypt began with an early start to Medinet Habu, the mortuary temple for Ramses III. Before you start wondering how many temples we will see and how they must look all alike, you must remember that each temple is unique. This one for example is the only one has a temple to...

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Day 03 - The Greatness of Pharaoh/New Kingdom Mortuary Temples: Bricks, Ramesseum, Luxor Temple, Karnak

posted on Monday March 20 2023 at 9:00 pm UTC

Our third day in Egypt began with a sunrise boat ride on the Nile. We then boarded the bus and headed to a mud brick factory in Luxor. Several of us got to try our hand at the ancient art of brick making. We now have a new understanding and appreciation for the Israelite slaves who had to make "bricks...

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Day 02 - Ancient Egypt: The Pyramids & the Old Kingdom: Grand Egyptian Museum

posted on Sunday March 19 2023 at 8:00 pm UTC

For our second day in Egypt, we visited the National Museum of Civilization. This museum is less than two years old and had some incredible treasures for us to see from the many eras of Egyptian history, including mummies! Our guide Osama is doing a wonderful job explaining and teaching us. After...

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Day 01 - Ancient Egypt, the Pyramids & the Old Kingdom: Pyramids, Sphinx & Step Pyramid

posted on Saturday March 18 2023 at 8:00 pm UTC

Greetings from Egypt! After a good night’s rest, our group enjoyed a beautiful breakfast at Le Meridian hotel. We have 49 in our group, plus our guide, so we are slowly getting to know one another and sharing this experience. A short bus ride took us to the Giza plateau where we...

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Day 00 - Arrival

posted on Saturday March 18 2023 at 12:00 am UTC

The Footsteps of Moses Tour group has arrived safely to Egypt! We look forward to beginning our tour tomorrow! ...

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Preparing for Egypt, Jordan

posted on Wednesday March 15 2023 at 5:17 pm UTC

Our trip will be here before you know it! Once we're on the ground we'll post periodic updates and photos. Check back often or get update notifications using the subscribe options on this page. We'll be sharing our travel experiences online with you, our friends and family, to not only bring you along...

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