RELIGION
12/19/2014 08:50 am ET Updated Dec 19, 2014

Join Mary, Joseph And The Angels On A Pilgrimage To Jesus' Birth

On Christmas, the stage is set for one of the most beloved stories in history: The birth of Jesus.

"Christ is born in Bethlehem," the hymn proclaims, and throughout the Bible are references to the places, people and sequence of events involved in the nativity story. With all the focus on Jesus in the manger, it's easy to forget exactly how much distance all those involved in his birth covered, likely on foot or by donkey.

This map helps put the nativity story in perspective and lets us trace their journey:

HuffPost

BEFORE YOU GO

PHOTO GALLERY
Christmas in Bethlehem
CONVERSATIONS