The Knights Hall Of Akko Israel

The Knights Fortifications Of Acre, Israel On the Mediterranean coast in Israel is the city of Acre and within the city is a quarter square mile site known as Old Akka. Beginning in the 12th century, Akka became the stronghold of Christian Crusaders in the Holy Land. In building their fortress the knights dug tunnels,Continue reading “The Knights Hall Of Akko Israel”

Tales of the Lionheart

A Legend Of A King Along The Danube In Europe I am like a kid in a candy store. I do love history and here it comes at you from every direction. Some time ago we were on a boat west of Vienna cruising the Danube and glided past the ruins of Durnstein Castle. In EuropeanContinue reading “Tales of the Lionheart”

Visiting The Holy Land Part 2 of 3

Oh Jerusalem Before a recent visit to Jerusalem I spent some time looking into its history. I arranged this history by pulling from dozens of articles and weaving them into a consistent and continuous narrative. To speak about Jerusalem is often like stumbling around in the dark. Visiting Jerusalem might help to push back theContinue reading “Visiting The Holy Land Part 2 of 3”