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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 Things to Do in Houghton Lake

Pirates Cove

We all went up to Houghton Lake for the 4th of July and we were all bored, so I remembered that my daughter gave me a pamphlet for Pirates Cove, which is a mini golf place, so I took all of them up...
stinkykay
Apr 03, 2012

Tip Up Town in the winter

Tip Up Town is definitely not a party for those with a weak liver. This is northern Michigan’s biggest party of the winter, known to some as a “drunk fest,” and anyone will tell you to bring plenty of...
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HotRodEtte
Jan 22, 2007

Summer In Houghton Lake

During the summer Michigan residents flock to their "second home" cabins as other take on cabin rentals for the weekend to enjoy fun in the sun. The lake is always busy with locals and visitors as it...
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HotRodEtte
Jan 11, 2007

Check out Taxidermied Wild Animals at the Pines

Even if you have seen the movie that is playing at the Pines, (each film tends to be shown for a much too long period of time in my estimation- which can be anywhere from 4-6 weeks!) you should at...
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janetanne
Jun 29, 2006

Get your Body Painted

All most all of the local Arts and Crafts Fairs, have a booth for 'Body Painting.' The youngest spectators are usually the ones who love having this done...and don't they look cute??? In preparation...
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janetanne
Aug 19, 2005

Junk Art

Wondering what to do with all those old tools and junk that has been in your way for years in the garage where your poor car can't fit? Well, there is a guy at the Arts and Crafts Fair who has made...
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janetanne
Aug 10, 2005
 
 
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Sterling Wind Chimes from Forks and Spoons?

One of my favourite things that I have found at the Arts and Crafts Fair, are these lovely wind chimes made from old silver forks and spoons. This man even takes the handles of old knives and makes...
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janetanne
Aug 10, 2005

Arts and Crafts Show

Arts and Crafts is REALLY Big in Michigan, especially in Northern Michigan...maybe more so at Houghton Lake because there isn't much to do unless you like to fish and hunt or snowmobile in the winter...
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janetanne
Aug 10, 2005

What's wrong with the good ole horse and buggy?

When Henry Ford started mass producing these 'horseless carriages,' there were many a steadfast 'horseman' who thought this was but a passing fancy! What man in his right mind wanted to fool around...
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janetanne
Aug 10, 2005

Houghton Lake Antique Car Show

Every summer, in late July, there is a small but nice antique auto show on the grounds of the Houghton Lake High School just on U.S. 55. Nice showing of some real classic cars!
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Aug 09, 2005

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9580 W Lake City Rd, Houghton Lake, MI 48629
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Top 5 Houghton Lake Writers

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"Nick's Great Big Fat Fish"
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"Fun for all Seasons"
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"4-Season Fun"
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Waalewiener

"Houghton Lake a nice Central Michigan Town"
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