Category Archives: Overseas trips

My Emerald Ireland tour this fall

My wife and I are leading an 11-day tour to Ireland this fall for only $2495. This price includes round trip flights from the U.S., most meals, first class hotels, all transportation and luggage handling, professional guides, and all taxes/fees. … Continue reading

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In Jerusalem for Lachish excavation and Bible Lands tour

My group arrived safely in Tel Aviv after a pleasant and uneventful flight from New York. The second season of the new excavations at Tel Lachish begins Sunday afternoon. Tomorrow we will explore Jerusalem and acclimate to the new time … Continue reading

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My Radio Interview on Archaeology in Cali, Colombia

I was in Colombia for most of this month and had the privilege one morning to discuss archaeology on a live radio program in the city of Cali. The one-hour special broadcast was entirely in Spanish but seemed to go … Continue reading

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Sunrise over the Sea of Galilee

Internet service was problematic for most of the trip and prohibited me from connecting to this blog. I am in the airport waiting my flight home, and finally have a reliable connection. I will post information from the trip once … Continue reading

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In Israel for a long-planned Bible Lands tour

My group arrived safely in Israel today for a Bible Lands tour. We will spend the next week visiting biblical places and soaking in the history and culture of the land. No digging this time! We are here to experience, … Continue reading

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A Day of Biblical Sites – and Relaxing Along the Sea of Galilee

After a weekend at the Dead Sea, we began our final morning there with worship at 6:45am. We then began our trek north to Galilee and visited great sites along the way. We stopped at Qumran, the site linked to the … Continue reading

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Join my Bible Lands tour of Israel from October 27 to November 5, 2014

I invite you to join my Bible Lands tour this fall. This tour experience is top quality, and for a very good price. Everything is taken care of so you can devote your full attention to the Bible places we will … Continue reading

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Short Video: From Jericho to Masada at the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is always an enjoyable place to visit. I make a point of going there during every trip to Israel. A warm float in the Dead Sea and the fresh, cool waterfalls of Ein Gedi wash away every … Continue reading

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Join My Tour of Italy this Fall

I am leading a group tour to Italy from October 30th through November 9th of this year. We will visit some of the best places to see in Italy, including Venice, Florence, Pisa, Pompeii, Sorrento, the Amalfi Coast, and Rome. … Continue reading

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Visiting Sevilla, Spain

We began our recent trip with several days near the city of Sevilla (usually labeled “Seville” in English). Some of us recall a storied barber (and rabbit?) from this city. In Spanish, the city name is pronounced [seh-VEE-ya]. Including its … Continue reading

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