Bruce Feiler documented in book and film formats his exploratory journey of 10,000 miles through the real places of the first five books of the Old Testament.
Bruce Feiler appeared as one of 11 History and Biography speakers at 2006 National Book Festival in Washington DC.
History and Biography Pavilion, National Mall, Washington DC; Sunday, September 30, 2006, 12:22:51: Ellen (ellen.w), CC BY-ND 2.0, via Flickr @ https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellenw/257498077/
Bruce Feiler visits Mount Ararat to explore reference in Book of Genesis to Mountains of Ararat as resting place of Noah's Ark.
NASA-generated image of Mount Ararat
Mount Ararat's two volcanic peaks, year-round snow-covered Big Ararat (center) and Little Ararat (right) in NASA's 3-D perspective view, from southwest; simulated natural color image over ASTER-derived digital topography model; June 25, 2002
Image courtesy NASA/GSFC/MITI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team: NASA, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ararat_ast_2002176_lrg.jpg
Saint Catherine's Monastery was built in 6th century to enclose site of burning bush seen by Moses.
Historic monastery, with old, unique books and living burning bush, was inscribed in 2002 as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sinai Peninsula: Mediterranean Sea to north, Red Sea to south: Berthold Werner, CC BY SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Katharinenkloster_Sinai_BW_2.jpg
Bruce Feiler and his guide, archaeologist Avner Goren, consider the possibility of Lake Timsah, one of the Bitter Lakes, as the sea of reeds (erroneously written as "red") that enabled Moses and the Israelites to escape their Egyptian pursuers.
dhow (traditional sailing vessel of Red Sea and Indian Ocean) on Lake Timsah
Lake Timsah on Lower, or northern, Egypt's Nile Delta spans isthmus between Red Sea and Mediterranean.: Terry Cliss from Frome, Somerset, United Kingdom, CC BY SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flickr_-_casillero_-_Dhow_in_Lake_Timsah.jpg
Bruce Feiler's journey of 10,000 miles follows Moses' footsteps to Mount Nebo, where clear panorama afforded view of Promised Land to the determined patriarch responsible for drawing the Israelites out of Egypt.
Sea of Galilee from Mount Nebo, northwestern Jordan: Maya-Anaïs Yataghène from Paris, France, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mount_Nebo_(9808067103).jpg