Israel in 2007 - Photographs by Clinton Wardle


Bedouin encampments on the road into Jerusalem

On the outskirts of Jerusalem - houses/flats in the background have been given back to Palestinians




The Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock

The Golden Gate through which Jesus is prophesied to return

Old Jerusalem

The Lion Gate - entrance to the Muslim Quarter

Zion Gate

By the Zion Gate

Inside the Dung Gate and into the Jewish Quarter of the old city

Wailing Wall - and below


Under the Wailing Wall

The Mount of Olives in the background - closer view below


The Garden of Gethsemane

An ancient Olive Tree in the Garden of Gethsemane

Nativity scene carved from Olive wood

Possibly the "Upper Room" - site of the Last Supper

Discs on walls indicate "Stations of the Cross" - along the "Via Delarosa" - the path Jesus was taken to be crucified

Street along the Via Delarosa

As the streets get narrower the shopping intensifies

Relief sculpture indicating the Third Station of the Cross

Altar in church by the third station

Ancient churches along the Via Delarosa


Typical mosaics inside one of the Churches

Garden containing the tomb of Jesus

Possibly the tomb of Jesus

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