Holiday Inn Eilat Patio
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- TV Channel One Russia
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... in reality! Trees out here were like diamonds.... Just dry dust everywhere.
Next stop was Ramon Crater. So majestic in a barren way. Very hot, oppressive yet awe inspiring. Some wild Ibex were scaling the sides, amazing how they just skip along.
We passed thru the Wilderness of Zin. Driving thru these parts really impressed us with the difficulties the Israelites had to daily endure. Little scrawny scrubs, no trees. Rocky at parts. No clouds... and oh ...
... the texture was really nice, and the sauce, made of cream, butter, lemon juice, wine, garlic, salt and pepper, was delicious, so I asked for the recipe. It was a bit vague, but a starting point!
With entree over, we headed for Rakwet Kanaan Restaurant and Cafe, a little local cafe, where Emma had been before. The food was much heavier on garlic than in other restaurants, so it is good we were all sharing.
From there it was home, bed and blog.
... but to be honest, everyone was exhausted, with various people falling asleep sitting up on their cushions, and we quickly retired to our tent. The clouds broke long enough for some glimpses of the full moon and a handful of stars. Our beds were not much more than mattresses and a pile of very warm (and thankfully soft) blankets heaped at the foot of each. The wind picked up as we changed, but the camel-hair tent was amazingly windproof and proved thankfully warm during the night.
... as well. I also had to travel in an imaginary square to make sure that I could get back to the same point I had started at, and that was easy enough. We spent the rest of the 28 minutes looking around for more fish and managed to find another octopus just before we got out of the water. They really are amazing creatures!
I was absolutely buzzing after that day of diving. Since I wasn't even sure that I was going to ...
... the area that had been carved into the rock. It showed a map of the lake for water and where the danger areas of the desert are. It also had pictures of camels and people killing wild animals. The most exciting part was staying the night in Wadi Rum at the desert camp. This was more Glamping than camping, but the views around ...