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Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine

April 17 & 18, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Thursday, April 17, 1930 Madaba, Transjordan 5:00 a. m. Editor’s note: Notice that Mrs. Forrest writes, “the tomb of Moses.” She was aware God buried Moses as is written in (Deuteronomy 34). However, the people of Israel were known for “marking” places of remembrances. We had to […]



April 16, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Wednesday, April 16, 1930 Arrived in Jerusalem 10:30 a.m. On the train—speeding through Palestine. What a night has just passed. So glad to see the light of day and know that in a few hours we will be in Jerusalem. Everything and everybody was covered with dust. […]



April 12, 13, 14 & 15, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Saturday, April 12, 1930 Mediterranean Sea S. S. Champollion 9:30 a.m. Breakfast in cabin. Dad slept so sweetly until it was ready. Then I washed his face and hands, put on his slippers and robe and we were ready to eat. The sea is calm as a […]



April 10 & 11, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Thursday, April 10 Mediterranean Sea Champollion 9:00 a.m. Breakfast in our cabin. This is certainly restful not to have to dress until after you have had your coffee. Cold is better today am so glad we came on instead of going home from Marseilles. Passed close to […]



April 8 & 9, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Tuesday, April 8, 1930 Marseilles, France Richard arose and put up the shades saying, “It is daylight and must be 7:00 o’ clock; time to get up. It was just 5:10 a.m. I slept a little more and he finally went to sleep. I was up and […]



April 5, 6 & 7, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Saturday, April 5, 1930 Marseilles, France Richard did not sleep very well during the night. He was trying so hard to decide what to do about going on to Jerusalem. He awoke me early asking me what I wanted to do? If I consulted my feeling I […]



April 4, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine April 4, 1930 Mediterranean Sea It all seems like a dream that we are really on the sea, which we have longed to sail for so many years. It rained during the night and the sea was pretty rough, and she is still rolling plenty. They tell […]



April 2 & 3, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Wednesday, April 2, 1930 Atlantic Ocean Smooth sailing today but not much sunshine, the sky is grey and cloudy. I was so anxious to see the Rock of Gibraltar but the captain announces we will pass it about three or four in the morning. How sad, it […]



March 30, 31 & April 1, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Sunday, March 30, 1930 One the Atlantic Steamship Phrygie I went to sleep last night listening to the loading of the Banaros. The Phrygia left Los Palmas shortly before mid-night. There must have been a storm at sea for the ocean was very rough when we awoke […]



March 27, 28 & 29, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Thursday, March 27, 1930 On board the Phrygie on the Atlantic Ocean 7:00 a. m. The first breakfast bell; I was already up dressing. Took all the time I wanted this morning. 8:15 a. m. Coffee, mild, bread butter, honey and apple jelly. Richard walked on deck […]



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