Leonardo Royal Resort Eilat
Travel Blogs from Eilat
Hello, welcome to Israel Touring, day 4. This morning we woke up bright and early, had breakfast, checked to make sure all our belongings made it back into our suitcases (which they did, with the exception of one travelers' beloved white fleece blanket which happened to match the hotel linens - note to self, write my name in black marker in foot tall letters anytime i travel with white blankets), and left our beloved Tiberius hotel-on-the-water, ...
... br> With the receptionist not there, I went off on my own, but the old man from the shop spotted me again and followed me. So nice! The pharmacist was also nice, opting not to charge me this time. Despite the face veil, her eyes were clearly showing a kind smile. In the end, they both urged me to just go to the hospital - the old man wasn't doing a particularly great job of bandaging me anyway.
So, off to the ...
These next few days are going to be jam packed, as if the last few haven’t. But now its time to get immersed in the outdoors and get in touch with my wandering Jew ancestors. My encounter with the Negev Desert is not like I expected, I thought a desert meant large sand dunes and purely sand. But this desert was very rocky and the definition of the desert has nothing to do with sand and all to do with how much water it gets. I feel like a little kid again having the chance ...
... the car "Audi") and he was a nice fellow who spoke English with a thick accent. So sometimes he was hard to understand and we would have to ask him to repeat. But he was a very good driver, polite and of course very familiar with the getting around in this desert. If we wanted to stop and take a picture he would stop. We could stay as long as we wanted at a place… all the things you would want from a ...
... such a beautiful day. As I was walking from our Hostel to the beach a random Israeli came up and started talking to me. In an effort to not be rude I attempted to respond... BIG MISTAKE!! He knew almost no English and my Hebrew is horrendous but he insisted on trying to have a conversation with me anyway. It went like this (in Hebrew):
N:"Where are you from?"
N:"What's your name?"
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center