Lot Spa Hotel on the Dead Sea
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... feared the influence of Cleopatra in Egypt over Marc Anthony. Cleopatra was, unbeknownst to me, a Greek. Herod built 12 cisterns that could sustain 1000 people for 4 years and had a pool up there. The aridity of the air actually preserved date and olive pits from Herod's time (the same principles applied to the preservation of the Dead Sea Scrolls found nearby). We went into the oldest, extant synagogue and received a blessing ...
... cheese platter. We tasted a Sauvignon Blanc, C******nay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and a Muscat. The Cabernet Sauvignon was everyone's favourite followed by the C******nay. Reuben also showed us the winery's piece de resistance, the Katzrin. Unfortunately, we were not able to taste this 'awesome' drop. They had 2 bottles of the wine remaining - the magnum was worth 4500 Israeli shekels (NIS), about A$1500; the other, a ...
The pre-dawn hike up Masada was heart pounding climb. Although I was not the first man to the top I reach the top in 35 minutes, and for those reading this post it most likely means nothing. What is of more significance is that Herod the Great's mountain top fortress is one difficult piece of real estate to conquer.
As I basked in the beauty of the desert at dawn, I asked myself what possessed the Roman army to try and take Masada. The Jewish resistance fighters possed ...
... in the serious desert of the Negev.
About 30 km SW of Be’er Sheva was the uninteresting town of Dimona. But just beyond it, to the south, was a speck on our map, Mamshit National Park. It was still early in the day, so why not check it out?
We parked in the virtually empty lot, paid our admission fee, and were soon in the wonderful stillness of the desert. Everything around us was a different shade of the yellow ...
... You don’t want to get this stuff in your eyes; there are flush stations here and there along the edge of the water just in case – kind of like high school chemistry class. It’s generally best to think of it not so much as water, but as a kind of sulfuric acid that you can float in, carefully. More on the floating in a moment.
The following day we rendezvoused with Kate and Jake in the morning and drove back up the ...