Ein Gev Holiday Resort
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... indeed. We were most impressed by the hotel, which occupies a 100m or so stretch of the beachfront, and has a pool, spa, sauna, private beach, outdoor bar and everything else one requires for a luxurious relaxing holiday. It has a nice comfortable feel to it and, as already mentioned, we had the place pretty much to ourselves. Then came dinner. First it must be said that the Rimonim hotel chain managed to redeem itself very well for the inconvenience caused to us by ...
... brunch. We were not disappointed - the spread was impressive. Most of us had a short kip after brunch before going out again at 1600.
As agreed, we headed towards the southern part of the Galilee to where it flows into the Jordan river, Yardenit (Hebrew for 'Jordan'it). The Kibbutz Kineret is located here and manages this 'baptism site' believed by pilgrims to be where Jesus was baptised by John. There were several bathing ...
... Syria, and Israel simultaneously. The Sea of Galilee is a large, inland lake, which the Jordan River runs into and out of. We will be touring it by boat tomorrow!
You'll in the see in the pictures that there is an inscription on a stone confirming the existence of Pontius Pilate. He was not a favorite Roman ruler, so many Roman writings never mentioned him. In fact, the only evidence that he ...
... their honesty. Funny how every country tells you that they won the Six Day War which was started by the other side! However, by the end of the commercial, Mt Hermon (the tallest in Israel) had appeared through the smog, so we got to glimpse it in the distance as a compensation.
On the way down from the Golan Heights we disembarked to walk across the bridge under which the River Jordan flowed. Without being disparaging, let me just say that it ain't ...
... really more like a creek; it is small. Also, although this is viewed as the site where Jesus was baptized, they are not sure about that. Because of where St. John was from, it might be more likely that Jesus was baptized further south, nearer to the Dead Sea. Today it is used actively as a baptismal site. While we were there there were several groups performing baptisms in the river. People don white garments, ...