Travel Blogs from Mizpe Ramon
... There was a restored amphitheater where concerts are played all summer long. The hippodrome was a mini-Circus Maximus where Herod put on chariot races and “hunting” entertainments for the Romans and other foreigners stationed there. The hunt was the climax of the performance – lions apparently existed in the hills of Judea during the time of Christ. The Romans hunted, captured, starved and then let them loose against prisoners who had already been condemned ...
... the sea for causing a little one to stumble" account quite visual.
Lunch was at Peter's Fish House where we were served whole fried fish with the head, eyes, tail, etc. all still intact. Dad and I chickened out from eating one though... we had pizza. I know, we failed. :P Fred was the only brave soul.
A drive to the Jordan River followed lunch. We witnessed many baptisms in the Jordan to members of our group. It was a ...
... were standing. We admired the view then climbed up the 'camel' rock to see a higher view.
After buying a few snacks we headed down into the crater to find the camp ground. It was crowded but we found a place to put up tents in the shelters. After a few air mattress dramas we had a nice relaxing evening before heading to bed after looking at the stars. The moon was a bit bright for good viewing but we managed to pick some things out. ...
... to move there instead of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. The hope is that these new comers will make the Negev Green and a desirable place to live. The breakfast in the park was very enjoyable and it was a nice way to get to meet some of the five month participants, who I really haven't gotten the chance to talk.
After that we began exploring Mactesh Ramon, from one of the lookouts and we did a very tame hike. I cannot stress enough that before this trip I ...
... after not altogether
successful dealings with Danon in the past, we weren't so sure that he was
going to meet us at all, even though I'd spoken to him a number of times and he
assured me that he knew exactly where we wanted to be picked up. I'm happy he
knew, because we weren't so sure we knew where we wanted to picked up. Bugger
this. We were tired, I was sore and he had a Jeep. We stopped and told him that
we wanted him to drive to us, rather than us walk ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking