Cassino – Jerusalem: Day 92 Latrun

Departure: Larnaca (Cyprus) – Tel Aviv (by plane) 10:18 am
Arrival: Latrun (Israel)
Weather: Sunny
Distance of the day: 28,84 Km
Progressive km: 2729,4

Moving Time: 5h 03m
Elevation gain:  312 mt

Who is wise? One who learns from every man… Who is strong? One who overpowers his inclinations… Who is rich? One who is satisfied with his lot… Who is honorable? One who honors his fellows.
(Ben Zoma – Ethics of the Fathers 4, 1)

[…] I finally arrived at the Monastery of Latrun which is located on a hill in a strategic position overlooking the road between Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem, twenty five kilometers west of Jerusalem and fourteen kilometers southeast of Ramla. In the Bible, that valley is called Ayalon and was the location of a battle in which the Israelites, led by Joshua defeated the Amorites, but also in the time of Judah Maccabaeus who established his camp here in preparation for the battle with the Seleucid Greeks who had invaded Judea by encamping at Emmaus. […]




The story of day 92 continues in the book




Gpx Track Day 92

Total distance: 18.16 mi
Max elevation: 744 ft
Min elevation: 104 ft
Total climbing: 1317 ft
Total descent: -749 ft
Average speed: 1.63 m/s
Total time: 06:38:40

Photo and Video contents of Day 92 available on the e-book

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