Daniel Dead Sea Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... planet. It is a scary thought that you are so low, but luckily the nearest sea is around a three hour drive away, and I wasn't there for too long.
Getting out in a lovely 27˚C, I took a short walk to the public beach, and then took a dip in the Dead Sea itself. The feeling is quite sensational, as even in my tiny frame you start to float immediately, and in any position you fancy - arms spread out, ...
... entered imminent danger of bird-droppings. All's well that ends well, though; we finished lunch and left unscathed.
Moshe gave us a quick ride down the road to the next trailhead--the Ascent of Ziz (Tzitz in Hebrew, and it means the "Ascent of Blossoms"). This trail felt like climbing Jacob's ladder; it seemed to climb straight up to heaven it was so steep. We all plodded onward, and the stronger helped the weaker among our number. It was ...
... took a dip. The women later met us and recounted the experience on their side, which is supposedly much more glamorous, but also secluded. The women are led through an elaborate series of chambers with a system of lights and communications so that regardless of how many people are in the temple at one time, they never see each other. The process of mikvah for women takes about an hour from beginning to end, whereas for men it takes about five minutes. The women are expected to ...
... will be dealt with thoroughly and without mercy. The Sicarii were apocalyptic Jews who believed the Messiah would soon be coming. Why commit suicide, which was anathema to Jews, when the suffering may soon be over?
2) Jewish Rabbis have a talent for taking natural phenomena and converting the concepts into religious lessons (see also Christ and the parable of the mustard seed). The Dead Sea is really dead – there ...
... wish and pushed it into a crevice in the Wailing Wall. It was an unbelievable experience. Unfortunately no photography was allowed. We walked back to our hotel. It was a beautiful evening.
Now Saturday dawns. We have more adventures in store for the day.
We drive south again, a little south of Bethlehem, to Herodium. It is a hilltop fortified palace built by Herod the Great in the desert in about 30 BC. He built ...