Crowne Plaza Hotels Dead Sea
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... of the pools and hot tubs that dot each terrace of the hotel.
We had noticed a roadside shop the day before, advertising "Dead Sea Products." Anna had raved so much about how good her skin felt, we decided to surprise her with a stop at this store for some "product." We had to backtrack a little, but soon found the store. We both were expecting to walk in and see a small selection of beauty products. What we didn't expect was the sheer size of the ...
... cooking was happening; they found a number of cans, old boxes, and other found objects and converted them into percussion instruments. There was no shared language except the innate desire to bang the rocks together, so that’s what they did.
Lastly we visited a family and saw kohl being made. This is done by taking a tin can half full of olive oil, soaking a couple of cotton rags in the oil, and setting them alight. You then place a large metal ...
... their home among the rocks. I read that these folk have particularly primitive thermoregulatory mechanisms so spend a good part of the day warming themselves on rocks which had been heated by the desert sun. They are wise indeed!
Back down to the flat lands of Ein Gedi we came to an ancient synagogue, a mere 2,500 years old. It was being decked out with folding chairs and a portable pulpit for a Bar Mitzvah which we were told was scheduled ...
... directions beforehand. It turns out that our iPad has a tendency to erase the directions after a while, but the roads in Israel are well marked, so we were able to get by without any real drama. We did take one wrong turn on the highway and ended up halfway to Ramallah before we noticed (distances are shorter in Israel than you might think), but this was easily corrected, although not before we saw an awful lot of concrete barrier walls, ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCrowne Plaza Hotels Dead Sea Ein Bokek
what a place. genuinely five stars, but be prepared to be overwhelmed by the crowds. the buffet breakfast goes on for miles and they have a pretty sweet set up for swimming in the Dead Sea.
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