Herods Hotel Dead Sea
Travel Blogs from Ein Bokek
... no difference between the leg that had the mud and the one that didn't.
The last stop we made was to quickly take a photo of a camel. I didn't have time to ride one but I'm not upset or disappointed about that. The guy though tried charging me 10 Shekel just to take a photo. I still took two photos and walked away :P HA HA.
The day went really well and topped it off with church service at King of Kings. The sermon portion was a little dry this week to me ...
... is a small water fall where he was able to get water to survive. Today there were a lot of kids playing at the base of it, it looked very fun and refreshing.. We also so a very large herd of Ibex here that was so amazing that even our tour guide was thoroughly impressed. We probably saw them because of the time of day we got there (late afternoon).We had another wonderful day and are looking forward to going to Masada ...
... Ahmed’s own family was first; here we learned how Arabic coffee is roasted and made; he also talked us through some of the intricacies of the serving ritual, which is complex. Key lesson: don’t put the cup down on the ground unless you have something serious to discuss, like a marriage proposal, or a banishment. Olivia and Elias had fun learning to manage a pestle style coffee grinder that belonged to Ahmed’s grandfather.
... sandy path with a cliff face to the left and a ravine to the right. Eventually we saw that there was actually a thin string of water flowing at the bottom of the ravine--in this desert! Winding around several sharp turns, we came to an unexpected lush basin with trees and flowers. And several gushing waterfalls! It was easy to see why David was attracted to this place.
Walking higher and higher we eventually came to some ruins, ...
... by essentially filling in the valley between Masada and the next mesa over, and rolling their siege tower across the newly constructed land bridge to destroy a section of the wall.
The mesa is tall; while we were up there, looking out over the view of the Dead Sea, an Israeli fighter jet came roaring by, below us. Jake explained that the IDF drills in the area because being below sea level forces them to fly without relying ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service