To experience watching the sunrise at Mt Sinai is one of those moments you’d never forget in the longest time. The arduous hike that started at 2 in the morning and ended at the summit at 5, just before sunrise, was totally worth it – despite not being dressed for a chilly, biting wind.
If you’re a Christian or a Muslim, there’s no doubt you’re familiar with Moses, who is both mentioned in the Holy Bible and the Quran. And in these Holy Books, Moses plays an important role in both religions.
The church was closed and the little mosque was open but can only accommodate 10 people or less at the same time for prayer before the sun rises.
This is the first photo of me, extending my arms wide to welcome the morning sun. I was hoping that the first golden rays would strike the granite stone I was standing on and cast the 11th Commandment: “Thou shall be fabulous all the time.”