Holiday Inn Ashkelon
Travel Blogs from Ashkelon
... the day relaxing. Things are uncertain and it's hard to plan for the near future, but for now it is safe to say that there will be no excavating the rest of the week for our safety. More details to follow tomorrow. Also, to be more informed on the situation, I suggest checking out Al Jazeera news, Jerusalem Post news, or BBC news. And feel free to message me.
Pray for peace
We had a very fast day. In the morning, I helped Sam take out a stone wall (Unit 292), which is in the central west part of our square. He leveled it with the surfaces on either side and what was a large room and tiny room became one huge room! Now we just need to dig down to the actual floor below all the fill. It is an ...
... the safest place to swim in the world but all you can do there is float. All the salt and minerals in the water give it excess buoyancy and nothing lives there, so it's practically impossible to drown or be eaten by anything. However, the minerals clean out wounds and sting terribly, especially if it happens to get in your eyes, nose and mouth. This unfortunately happened to me. From there we went to En Gedi and swam ...
... to understand how our work fits into the large picture and learn about the other grids. Then we had an exhibition of our major finds of the season. From Grid 51 there was a signet ring, scarabs, some metal and worked bone and many other things. Then we had a fancy dinner and a longer evening since we can wake up later tomorrow. Tomorrow is field trip ...
... killing me and I couldn't bend over. Regardless, the room got cleaned. The rest of the day was normal, except that only a few minutes ago we heard the siren. It's a siren that sounds whenever there is a rocket being fired at us from Gaza. Nothing happened, I didn't hear any explosion or seeing any smoke. I hope tomorrow will bring fun new discoveries and conclusions.
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