Royal Rimonim Dead Sea
Travel Blogs from Ein Bokek
... stop was on starting the journey back.... and the best stop. I got to float in the Dead Sea. Amazingly, the salt did not sting me at all which lets me know that I do not have any open wounds on me :) I scoured the shore and found a huge salt chunk which I grabbed to bring home but forgot along with my rock :'( (might be a good thing depending on customs of the way back.) I decided to put some mud on one leg but no where else to compare the difference and had a lack of time. ...
... the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Fragments from many different scrolls were found in 11 different caves including a large portion of Isaiah.
Our final stop, En Gedi, of the day was actually suppose to be made tomorrow but we managed to fit it in today so we can have more free time at the pool and in the spa. These are the caves David is thought to have hid in during the 10-12 years he was on the run from King ...
... natural spring waters, it was very awesome, relaxing day.
Now, we are back in our youth hostel and having some relaxing free time and then getting ready for Shabbat. I will post again after Shabbat ends, probably on Sunday.
It is crazy to think that 48 hours ago we were standing in Majadanek and now we are enjoying the beautiful Jewish homeland of Israel.
... for the following day and made travel arrangements for the other American couple. After this we went up to the roof for some stargazing; the sun was well down and the moon not yet up, so we had pretty dark skies and were able to see a lot of stars. They also pulled out a telescope, and we were able to get good views of Jupiter’s moons, the Orion nebula, and later, the moon.
The following day we visited three local Bedouin families with Ahmed, a ...
... and a number of giant water cisterns hollowed out of the rock. There are also aqueducts carved into the sides of the mesa in various places to channel rainwater into the cisterns. All in all, it’s a pretty good location if you’re going to spend seven years in one place surrounded by a hostile army. There was enough food and water stored in the place to last more or less indefinitely; the Romans were only able to bring an end to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Swimming pool