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Private Half Day Tour Baptism Site or Bethany From Dead Sea
"Visit the baptism sight located on the east side of the Jordan River recognized by the Vatican during the visit of John Paul II in 2000 to be the official baptism sight of Jesus Christ and a very important pilgrimage area to visit. This tour is just indescribable and related to one’s own faith! Many baptisms and re baptis following Jordan's peace treaty with Israel in 1994 but have already uncovered more than 20 churches caves and baptismal pools dating from the Roman and Byzantine periods. The Baptism Site (In Arabic named: El-Maghtas) on the Jordan side of the Jordan River is one of the most important recent discoveries in biblical archaeology where John the Ba Christian
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"Private Tour: Nazareth
"Private Tour: Nazareth Tiberias and Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Jerusalem""Leave your centrally located Jerusalem hotel or prearranged location in a comfortable private vehicle and drive north to Nazareth Jesus’ childhood home in the Galilean hills. As you travel chat to your guide about tailoring your itinerary to your interests perhaps to spend more time at a particular site than another.Arrive in Nazareth and head to the old quarter as you learn how the town became a bastion of Christianity as the story of Jesus spread
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Private Amman Airport Layover Tour: The Baptism Site and Jordan River
"You will be picked up from Queen Alia International Airport by your driver in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Your driver will transfer you to the Baptism site which is close to the Dead Sea (the lowest point on earth). Al-Maghtas (Arabic) meaning ""baptism"" or ""immersion"" in Arabic is an archaeological World Heritage site in Jordan on the east bank of the Jordan River officially known as Baptism Site ""Bethany Beyond the Jordan"" (Al-Maghtas). It is considered to be the original location of the Baptism of Jesus and the ministry of John the Baptist and has been venerated as such since at least the Byzantine period. Whi baptism ponds and pilgrim and hermit dwellings. The two areas are connected by a stream called Wadi Kharrar. Then visit Jabal Mar-Elias traditionally identified as the site of the ascension of the prophet Elijah to heaven. Also see the Jordan River that is a 251-kilometre (156 mi)-long river in West Asia flowing to the Dead Sea. Israel and the West Bank border the river to the
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More General in Houghton

Nature and History

You must visit the Quincy Mining Company across the bridge in Hancock, take the drive to Copper Harbor, and visit Calumet. Pick up information on the many things to do and see at the Chamber of...
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KimberlyAnn
Jan 05, 2009

The Portage Lift Bridge

The Portage Lift Bridge is the only bridge that crosses the Keweenaw Waterway, which splits the Upper Peninsula in half. This lift bridge is located between Houghton and Hancock. The first bridge...
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KimberlyAnn
Jan 01, 2009

The Portage Lake Lift Bridge

Houghton's most distinguished structure, IMHO, is the Lift Bridge that connects it with the town of Hancock and the Keweenaw Peninsula to the north.According to a highly reliable source (okay, it's...
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yooperprof
Jan 01, 2008

Mergansers

Since Houghton lies along a waterway, bird watchers will enjoy a number of different water birds. One day I was out snorkeling, and when I was about to get out of the water, I saw a family of...
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KimberlyAnn
Dec 17, 2007

You must visit Michigan...

You must visit Michigan Tech... they have a great engineering school and had a really hip radio station when my friend Aaron was a DJ there! Other things that I did - I swam in Lake Superior... it...
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cynthi
Aug 26, 2002

visit during Winter Carnival. ...

visit during Winter Carnival. Winter Carnival is a 2 week event Michigan Tech puts on every year starting the last week of January. The size of the town triples during this time, so make reservations...
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lintman1
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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The most exciting time to be...

The most exciting time to be in Houghton is the first week in February during the Winter Carnival. The student organizations from the Michigan Tech campus build gigantic ice sculptures and host a...
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Aug 25, 2002

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