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A view of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives.

This page was first started as I prepared for my first trip to Israel back in September 2012. Since that time I have returned to Israel twice to participate in an archaeological dig at Lachish. Links to posts from my dig seasons are near the bottom of the page.

Posts about traveling to Israel:

Clifford the Big Red Suitecase - Travel - Packing - Large Red Suitcase - Vacation - Trip to Israel

Once in a Blue Moon

The Packing Formula

Cars, Trains and Planes


In Israel

Daily Posts from the Trip:

Night at Netanya

Sea to Sea

North of Galilee

Galilee Sea

Up to JerusalemJacob's Well near Sychar - John 4 - Woman at the Well - Trip to Israel - Samaria - Samaritan Woman

Over, Under and Around Jerusalem

Well Below Sea Level

Temple Mount

Unfolding History

The Shephelah

A Walk in Tel Aviv

Posts about traveling home from Israel:

Heading Home

Heading Home Again

Finally Home

Posts written since returning home from Israel:

Hazor LizardTel-Hazor Lizard Stone Hazor - Lizard - Archaeology - Ruins - Biblical Site

Rabin Square Sculpture

Signs in Israel

Camel Knees


Olive Wood Elephant

Daily Bible Reading

Harod DragonflyTrithemis kirbyi dragonfly at the Spring of Harod - Gideon's Spring - Dragonfly - Biblical Site - Nature - Red Dragonfly

Doves or Pigeons?

Dead Sea Map

10K Milestone

Smiling Again

Flowing with Honey

Great Customer ServiceTomb with rolling stone - Tomb in Israel - Ressurection - Easter Sunday - Vacation in Israel

O Little Town

Boxing Day

The Empty Tomb


Lest I Forget Gethsemane

The Day of Pentecost

Khirbet Qeiyafa

Excavation Time

Wandering Thoughts

Camel Head

Archaeology Quote

Wise or Foolish

In the BAR

Feast of the Assumption

Signs in Joppa

Looking into Syria

Ship of the Desert

In the BAR II

A Sycamore in Jericho

Visit the following blogs written by other members of the tour group:

Ferrell’s Travel Blog

Trent and Rebekah

Exploring Bible Lands

The Joshua Class

Walls of JerichoTell es-Sultan - Walls of Jericho - Bible Class Material for Joshua - Walls Came Tumbling Down - Archaeology

Hills of Jericho

Crossing Jordan

Achor and Ai

The Gibeonite Deception

Conquest and Division

A Place of Refuge

Joshua’s Farewell

Judges 3 Judges

The Wayward Levite

Kinsman Redeemer

The Dig at Lachish – Season 1

Lachish at the Museum

Lachish in the Bible

Dig Packing

Dig Reading

Old City Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Ramparts

At the Dig

Early Morning at the Dig

A Geezer went to Gezer

Hezekiah’s Tunnel

Lachish at the Museum II

Sunset at the Dig

Food Breaks at the Dig

Sunshades and Sandbags

Last Day at the Dig

A Close Look at an Ibex

Arad to Ashkelon

Sea to Sea II

North of Galilee II

The Way Home

Scorpion at the Dig

Dan to Beersheba

Between Dig Seasons at Lachish

Owls in a Well

Flowers at the Dig

Photography at the Dig

Cats in Israel

Camels near the Dead Sea

Lachish Inscription

The Sea of Galilee

Looking Forward to Lachish

The Greek Fortress

Return to Lachish

Archaeology and the Bible

Two Well Know Wells

The Dig at Lachish – Season 2

To Germany and Israel

Packing Again

Frankfurt to Jerusalem

Around Jerusalem

Back to the Dig

Starting a Square

Full Moon over Lachish

Wednesday at the Dig

Manual Shock-Wave Tomography

A Friday in Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Ramparts II

Back to Work at the Dig

Pottery Washing

Pottery Reading

Survey Squares

Last Day in the Square

Sixteen Hours in a Middle Seat

After Season 2 at Lachish

Philistine Cemetery at Ashkelon

Vacation at the Dig Review – Week 1

Vacation at the Dig Review – Week 2



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