After breakfast toured Athens – Parliament, University, Academy, Olympic Stadium, Acropolis + museum there. In late afternoon bot full length black diamond mink + autumn haze mink. Bob Maynard + I saw “My Fair Lady” (my 3rd time) + then had dinner.
Left hotel in Herzliah little past 8. Departed by air at 10:20 for Athens. Arrived on schedule at 12:15. To Hotel Electra. Was in room from around 3-6. Left hotel about 8:15 to meet Gerry Segulia. We + 3 others had wonderful entertainment at 1 spot.
Left hotel around 8:50 for full day excursion to Galilee, Tiberias, Capernaum + Nazareth. Saw Haifa at night. Is Israel’s most beautiful + modern city. Home 7:40. Folklore song + dance (Israeli) at hotel – 9:30-10:30.
Left hotel around 9:20 for morning sightseeing trip to Tel Aviv. In afternoon to orange packing plant. Returned downtown at 4 for shoppers. I returned home + spent $18.33 at shop nearby. Heard Dr. Alias Klausner Bar speak on “Israel Hoy” at hotel at 9:10.
X – Got to Mandelbaum Gate little past 9. Around 10:30 when on way. Sightseeing in Jerusalem, Israel with lunch at King David’s Hotel. Arrived around 4:15 to hotel in Herzliah. Peggy + I among those in squatter-like quarters. Very noisy at nite!
To bed 1:45 + up at 3 for full-day excursion into Petra. Caravan departed 4:10. Put in arduous climb to top of mountain. Wrote postcards in lieu of afternoon climb. Home wrote 9:30. Finished postcard writing from Jordan for total of 25.
Old City sightseeing in a.m., including walk through crowded market + Holy Sepulchre. In afternoon left around 2:30 for Bethany. Good Samaritan Inn, Jericho, River Jordan + Dead Sea. Claire, Bob + I swam in D.S. Gerri over for visit at nite. Abraham took her home. Then we danced.