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 …
... trip to the Dead Sea takes you trough the Zin Canyon area again and through Canaan land, the promised land. The resort it's at front of the Dead Sea, and also has a spa with hot pools with water from the sea, so you get to float too. Speaking of floating in the Dead Sea, is one of the coolest things in the world! It's amazing and so much fun how you almost lose control of your legs and they just go up. You need to lean your upper body front to recover your standing position. ...
... bodies, shaving, clipping, and scrubbing before they enter the holy waters. Jonah provided really interesting discussion for our group, starting with the fact that he was actually born and raised in Boston! He dropped out of UMass after two years and decided to travel the world. He laughed when he told us that his mother told him one thing and one thing only before he left: "Just don't come back religious." He now spends his life praying and cleansing himself at the small temple in ...
... no difference between the leg that had the mud and the one that didn't.
The last stop we made was to quickly take a photo of a camel. I didn't have time to ride one but I'm not upset or disappointed about that. The guy though tried charging me 10 Shekel just to take a photo. I still took two photos and walked away :P HA HA.
The day went really well and topped it off with church service at King of Kings. The sermon portion was a little dry this week to me ...
... thought unless you know the power of God. When we got off the bus here we were greeted by Bedouins who were trying to sell us scarves and jewelry as this is how they make their living. They are taught this at a very young age. We had a little boy right at the doors of the bus selling bracelets for $1 who couldn't have been more than 6 or 7 years old, and one woman on the bus did buy one.
Our next stop was ...