My pilgramage to the Holy Land

Using Reef and Rainforest
(travel agency)
Sausalito, CA

May 30, 2001 - July 2, 2001
(34 days)

May 30th - June 3rd
Lower Egypt
(Luxor, Karnak, Ancient Thebes)
May 30

May 31

June 1




June 2



June 3
6:40PM - 7:50PM American flight 5072 to New York City
9:50PM - 3:35PM TWA flight 888 to Cairo, Egypt
8:30PM - 9:30PM EgyptAir flight 237 to Luxor
Overnight stay at Novotel Luxor Hotel
Full day tour of East + West Bank with private tour guide
(includes tour of Hypostyle Hall, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, Ramses III, Anun, Karnak, Tomb of Nefertari, Horemheb, Tutankhamun, Avenue of the Sphinxes,etc.)
Overnight stay at Novotel Luxor Hotel
Half day tour of Luxor Museum with private tour guide
Free time to explore Luxor/Thebes
7:45 PM - Sound and Light Show
Overnight stay at Novotel Luxor Hotel
Free day to explore Luxor/Thebes
Overnight sleeper train to Cairo departing at 8:10PM

June 4th - June 8th
Cairo
June 4



June 5
June 6
June 7
June 8
Arrive in Cairo at 6:00AM and meet my cousins, Dave & Sara Barteaux. I will be staying at their house : 42 Al Fallah Street, Apt.6 Mohandiseen, Cairo, Egypt 12411, Ph.# 20-2-305-2804 Cairo is 7 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time <dsbarteaux@pobox.com>



2:15PM - 3:35PM JordanianAir flight 506 to Amman, Jordan
5:00PM - 5:45PM JordanianAir flight 3400 to Tel Aviv, Israel

A note on Holy Land Safety
June 8th - June 20th
Bethlehem, Israel
June 8





June 9
June 10
June 11
June 12
June 13
June 14
June 15
June 16
June 17
June 18
June 19
June 20
Arrive in Tel Aviv and transfer to Bethlehem. I will be staying at the Milk Grotto (page 2).I will be visiting Gilbert Medina (Andres Maria Medina.) near the St. Catherine's Church (Franciscan) PO Box 1704 - Ein Karem 91170 Jerusalem. phone # is 011-972-2-274-2425 ext 2192. The chapel was rather impressively restored recently and the photos on this website are nothing short of extraordinary.











4:10PM - 6:45PM AirItalia flight 811 to Rome, Italy

June 20th - June 22th
Rome, Italy
June 20
June 21

June 22
Evening (Hotel Pavia - Via Gaeta, 83 - 00185 Roma) RC: n°. 7500
Day
Evening (Hotel Pavia)
Day (3 hour train to Florence in the late afternoon)

June 22th - June 25th
Florence, Italy
June 22
June 23

June 24

June 25
Evening (Hotel Medici - Firenze) - RC: KMC08881BM/2
Day
Evening (Hotel Medici- Firenze)
Day
Evening (Hotel Medici - Firenze)
Day (3 hour train to Venice in the late afternoon)

June 25th - June 27th
Venice, Italy
June 25

June 26

June 27
Evening (Hotel Galleria) - Dorsoduro 878/a 30123 Venezia, tel# 041 5232489.
Day
Evening (Hotel Galleria)
Day
Evening
(Overnight train to Geneva)

June 28th - June 29th
Geneva, Switzerland
June 28

June 29

Day
Evening at Hôtel de la Cloche 6, rue de la Cloche, Genève, CH-1211 Phone 01-412-2-732-9481 Fax 022/738-16-12
Day (3 hour train to Paris in the late afternoon)

June 29th - July 2
Paris, France
June 29

June 30

July 1

July 2
Evening at Hotel Lindbergh - 5 rue Chomel, Paris, 75007 Phone# 011-331-4-548-3553 Fax 01-45-49-31-48
Day
Evening (Hotel Lindbergh)
Day
Evening(Hotel Lindbergh)
Day - 12:10PM - 2:30PM TWA flight 925 to New York City
4:35PM - 5:55PM American flight 5077 to Reagan National



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