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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 Local Customs in Mackinac Island

Respect the horses

Those guys and gals work hard. For them, Mackinac Island is certainly no resort! So treat Mr. Ed with the respect he deserves, and remember to make way - especially on hills. (The brakes don't always...
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yooperprof
Sep 15, 2007

'Fudgies'

While on the island, you may hear the term 'fudgie' being tossed around. This basically a term of endearment that locals have given tourists, mostly because almost all tourists buy fudge while on the...
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Gypsygirl05
Apr 17, 2007

Pronunciation

Locals anywhere cringe when the name of their beloved home is mispronounced, and Mackinac is no exception. The French settled this island and originally named it "Michilimackinac" (meaning Great...
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Gypsygirl05
Apr 26, 2005

Fudge & Pasties

Fudge making is one thing Mackinac Island is famous for and for very good reason. If you perfer the traditional chocolate with walnuts or something more orginal, they make the best.Pasties are like...
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katmai
Nov 14, 2004

First of all, it's important...

First of all, it's important to remember the correct pronunciation of the word 'Mackinac.' It is pronounced Mack-a-naw. Secondly, although several hundred people do live on the island year-round, they...
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CubsIn4
Aug 26, 2002

Motorized vehicles on the Island?

Riding lawnmowers _are_ permitted on Mackinac Island.Golf carts, too - as long as they stay on the golf course.
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Sep 16, 2007
 
 
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Liberty Lego Display

Liberty Lego is a display of over 1 million bricks! It has a massive cityscape along with a custom countryside. They also have Star Wars scenes and models- all the retro, collectible stuff! For the...
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"Beauty in the Nature without pollution"
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"Mackinac Island: The Great Turtle"
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"Mackinac Island"
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"Mackinac Island, Michigan"
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