Evason Ma'In Hot Springs
Travel Blogs from Ma'in
... the ruins, as well as a "sand writing" device. If you take a short walk up the hill, there is also a chapel to see.
From a kibbutz, there is a steep path that leads down to some water. Most of the hillside is covered in cactus, and it is not a shady walk, but it is still pleasant.
This is a forest area with a lot of hiking ...
Water above = waterfalls at Hamamet Ma'in (Ma'in Hot Springs)
This was the first significantly uncomfortable "local" experience I had. Our taxi driver couldn't convey it to us, but I think he tried. We paid 30 JD (about $50) to spend 1 hour being stared at, slightly shunned (me), then warmly greeted while wearing bathing shorts and a tank top.
Let me explain.
About 99% of the guests at the hot springs are locals.
Jerusalem was our home base to make trips out to other parts of Israel. We found a hotel/hostel combo about a block from the Damascus Gate (north gate) of Old Jerusalem to call home base. There are eight gates into/out of the Old City. From here we spent our first two days exploring the old city. We visited the Mount of Olives, and also the Garden Tomb, our favorite place in Israel. The friendly people in the garden were a breath of fresh air from ...
... in Latin). The current route has been established since the 18th century, replacing various earlier versions. It is today marked by 14 Stations of the Cross (with 5 stations being inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre).
Before we started the Stations of the Cross, we ...
... of Masada - and he had to pause his reading for a moment. After the ceremony Dave took us on a quick guided tour of the ancient fortress which was spectacular and we were all blown away by it. We even had a blast in the gift shop where Daisy found a bunch of spices to bring home! It was a very special day for the whole family and we can't wait to get back home and share the whole experience, pictures and video with our extended family and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet