Holy Land – Day 5: Bertie and Me

I shuffled out of my tent-room as the morning light began to brighten the eastern sky.  A hush engulfed our groggy group as we shuffled through the camp and out into the dryness of the desert.

Bertie and I noticed each other immediately, eyes catching from across the crowd awaiting us for our morning adventure.  Of course, Bertie was coy and pretended that I was nothing special.   For me, I couldn’t help be drawn to her colorful adornments and accouterments. Continue reading