The Masada Hostel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Masada Hostel Ein Bokek
this hostels is very clean, has hot water to cook tea or coffee. The breakfast is very good. The place is very near to the Masada Fort.
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In the matter of 1 day, we went from remote desert in Jordan, to ancient fortress in Israel.
In between, we saw the Red Sea from a distance (yup, the same one that was separated for Moses), got taxied to the border where we saw Israelis in casual clothes with automatic guns, had security staff joke with us about women PMSing, walked 100m …
... fishes were swimming just right there, the water was so warm and I felt so happy. I have sung songs about the Red Sea and here I was feeling it by myself. Next destination was Timna Park. This park is between the deserted mountains and includes several attractions. We started with the Ancient Mines of copper. In Deuteronomy 8 speaks of the hills where you can dig copper. The Chariots is the place where you can see some petroglyphs and The Mushroom is a gigantic rock in a ...
OK..so what a day! One way to describe it is that I have definitely learned that **** happens but you carry on! I got an early start and revisited the Mt. of the Beatitudes to capture the beautiful grounds and views. It is a very peaceful spot run by Franciscan nuns. Gazing down at Capernaum in the hazy morning light brought to mind an old joke: a teenage boy grew his hair long, so his father refused to let him drive the family car until he got it cut. The boy retorted," Jesus had long ...
... up the ramp took down the outside wall and set fire to the inside one. When it was obvious that there was no winning, the members of the community decided it would be better to take their own lives then live as slaves to the Romans . . .and that is what the Romans found. In many ways, Masada has become a symbol of our continuous struggle for freedom from oppression.
... area called The People of Palestine. She defined 4 groups:
1 - The people of East Jerusalem who have Jordanian passports but not Jordanian citizenship nor Israeli citizenship.
2 - Israeli citizens. These are defined as people who were in the area designated as The State of Israel in 1948 when it was declared a State. These people are not encouraged to go into the West Bank for security reasons.
3 - West ...