Sunday, December 6, 2009

Machon Lander course begins.......FINALLY!!!

After many hiccups, my tour guiding course at Machon Lander is about to begin, this Friday, December 11.  I am still hoping to get a ride in from Mazkeret Batya, so I need not sleep in Jerusalem twice a week.  The problem?  The trips are scheduled to leave from Binyanei ha-Uma at 6:45 every Tuesday, and the earliest bus gets in at 7:15.  The classes are each Friday from 8:00a-12:30p, and the earliest bus gets in at 8:15 (thanks, Friday Egged schedule!).  There are a number of solutions:
  1. There is a woman in Mazkeret Batya who goes in every weekday between 5:30-6:00a, so that would solve the Tuesday problem.
  2. My brother-in-law has kindly offered to let me stay at his apartment the night before trip- or class days.
  3. When the trips are going to either the Tel Aviv-, Ashdod-, or Be'er Sheva area, they will need to go in my direction anyway, so I could meet the bus at one of a number of junctions, either on Highway 1 to Tel Aviv, or on Highway 3 to the coast and Be'er Sheva.
I'll figure out something.  Look forward to updating you (and me!).

Stay tuned for class- and trip updates.  Check out the list of trips, and be very envious of me.

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