Thanks for sharing your sincere praise on our tour and your guide Dan P. He is indeed worthy of the honorable mention and deserves such compliments for his efforts, professionalism and his wealth of knowledge that he shares with his travelers. All embossed with a passion and personal spice.Dan is known to be very passionate about his work and and his love of this country. Both attributes that certainly enhance him being an outstanding tourguide. so we see this as added attirbutes to his dedicated performance. Sorry ,but tactfully we are sure you understand we will not react to your personal impression of and interpretation of his sentiments expressed. The stops at the shop in Nazereth is mainly for the bathroom , and at Jordan River ,Yardenit there is no other way to access the Baptismal site.You are not in any way obligated to purchase anything, but it is a walkthrough to the riverside pavillion. We are glad though that you came away enlgihtened from the region visited.