Yesterday we got up eeeeeearly and went to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher to observe the Sunday service(s) there. There were about 3 ceremonies going on at once in the different parts of the building. It was so cool to see the different forms of worship, hear the monks singing, and see the few people who get up early on a Sunday and attend mass. Usually the church is overflowing with tourists, but it’s quite peaceful at 7 am on a Sunday.
Afterwards, we went to an incredible bakery that, well, you could justifiably say we frequent. Two shops down is a fresh fruit juice stand. Fresh pastries and fresh-squeezed pomegranate juice for breakfast. What more could I ask for? Especially when said pastries are gigantic donuts that are dangerously delicious. (Also holey, ha ha).
We spent the rest of the day meandering some more and doing the last of our shopping. I will miss days like this.
Sadly, I don’t have a photo of the giant donuts. Photos will be forthcoming.