Hod Hamidbar Resort and Spa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ein Bokek
... s get-together was also to celebrate Nir's completion of combat training in the military service. He is in the highest (elite) division in the Israeli army. He was coming home today to celebrate the end of his 2 year course - after a month and the final week of intensive assessments in the field.
Whilst Nir was due home sometime today (we were hoping he would be home for lunch), Orna had missed a call from him last night so we ...
... reserve was closing at 1500. We were the last people admitted into the park!
Once admitted, we hiked for 20 minutes in the heat till we came to a series of waterfalls and streams ..... so uncharacteristic of the Dead Sea region where the scenery was so 'desert' like - hot, rocky, arid and bare. The path was rocky, sometimes slippery and wet. Iris remarked to Chris that he had on the perfect footwear for the hike - the Teva. ...
... had to
be dealt with. I don't know if it was a direct result of the difficult terrain
or it just happened, irrespective of the difficulty, but for the first time on
the shvil I sustained an injury. At one point not too long after we'd started
the actual carbolet, cliff edge walking, my knee went one way, my body the
other. When you're miles away from any sort help or escape route, you grin and
bear it. A large part of the remainder of the day was walked ...
... hotel (presumably whatever it was called before the cartel bought it) made for a fascinating look into the modern historical record, the lack of wifi meant we would be pleasantly uncoupled from, um, the hectic pace of our yearlong vacation, the astroturf lining the balcony was a nice touch, and the fact that the lady behind the counter didn’t change her clothes the whole three days we were there was not at all strange. OK, I’ll ...
... On our way back to Jerusalem, we visited the Tent of Nations. This is an environmental project on the property of a Palestinian family who have lived on the property and farmed it for generations. We couldn't take the bus up to the headquarters because settlers had blocked the road for the past ten years. However, the walk was beautiful, offering views of mountains covered with ancient terraces. When we got there, we were ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking