Lot Spa Hotel on the Dead Sea
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Refrigerator in room
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... desert. There is a beautiful walk through to the tombs, with stone walling, a winding paths and vegetation suited to the dry area. It is quite high where the tombs are, but the distant view was shrouded in dust. Just below us on the hillside was a herd of Ibex, munching on the sparse vegetation. The tombs are very plain, side by side in this peaceful area. It is the custom to put a small stone on a tomb, as a mark of respect, so I ...
... guess what? A mushroom! Ha-ha. The day is pretty hot at this point (how did I manage to live in Venezuela for 30 years?), so is a good thing we get out of the bus just for few minutes then we jump back to it, with air conditioner. Another interesting thing to see here is the Smelting Furnace. An ancient copper-smelting furnace from the Egyptian period at Timna. We also saw The Miners Temple and The Solomon's Pillars. The pillars are not man made and apparently are related ...
... to see how much of it has evaporated and how low the water level now is, this is from both natural and human factors, it is estimated that that it could be dry by 2050 although there are measures in place to once again connect it to the red sea to save it.
As we drove along beside the water our guide pointed out across the sea where Palestine and Israel are which at their closest point is less than 4kms from Jordan, it felt a bit disappointing that we ...
... other travelers. This morning was spent snorkeling were we saw incredible coral and lots of colorful fish. There is even a buried tank (yes army tank) in the water if you care to explore it. Sitting on the beach in Jordan, to our left (south about 10 km) is Saudia Arabia, across the water is Egypt, to our right (about 10 km) is Israel. Amazing! ...
... expected considering he's a letter-of-the-law believer: the act is forbidden. The women in our group later met up with us and told us the female guide they had seemed spirited but oddly subdued in her mannerisms. Needless to say, there were many things to talk about later in the evening. After our visit to the temple, we got on the bus and went to a park to meet the Israeli soldiers who would join us for the rest of the trip! There were six Israelis altogether, 5 male and 1 female, ...