Some folk go down to the Jordan River to pray. Some go to be baptized. Others go to celebrate. I don't know where these Christians were from but they certainly knew where they were going!
Qasr al-Yehud allows access to the water of the Jordan River. It is a popular baptismal site along the Israeli-Jordanian border.
We passed this crew as the parade was about to begin.
Dr. Mark Ziese, Dean of the School of Bible and Theology at Johnson University, manages the website Bible Land Explorer and teaches regularly in the Biblical heartland. You are invited to join Mark and Vicki for a Mediterranean Cruise aboard the Celebrity Reflection in October, 2018. Onboard lectures will focus on Paul's fourth missionary journey. See the link here for details.