Northern England

We found a B&B close to Hadrian's Wall in Northern England, but it was way out in the country.  The closest town was Brampton, about 6 miles. The Abbey Bridge B&B (click here) was at a cross roads of supply routes used by the Romans to support their defense of the Hadrian Wall.  Across the road was … Continue reading Northern England

Wailing Wall Collage

The Wailing Wall is the most holy site of the Jewish faith.  Formally named the Western Wall, it is what remains of the western wall of the Second Temple, the same temple where Jesus scorned the tax collectors and money lenders.  The entire Temple area was leveled by the Romans in 69 AD to quell the … Continue reading Wailing Wall Collage

Roman Aquaduct

Fresh water was supplied to the bustling city of Ceasarea via this aquaduct built by the Romans around the time of Christ.  Water comes from a spring near the base of Mt. Carmel, about eight miles north. Imagine the engineering and planning it took to build this magnificent structure.  The water flows by gravity alone, … Continue reading Roman Aquaduct