Leonardo Club Dead Sea Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ein Bokek
... fish or amphibians that can live in the overly laden mineral content of the water (the salt content of the oceans of the world is about 2% - the Dead Sea level is about 32%).The rabbis explain that the Sea of Galilee is fresh water because it receives it from the mountains and gives it back to the plains while the Dead Sea only receives and takes the water – hence not a way for a person to live their life by being only a taker. ...
... day) after consulting his GPS mapreader (WAZE), to take the West Bank road, which was the more direct route and 2 hours shorter. It was also the 'bolder' path given the location of the road! Before setting off, we made a brief stop for refreshments where he questioned one of the cafe employees who confirmed that it was absolutely safe (he used the road on a weekly basis).
It was sunset when we arrived at the Dead Sea and ...
... down, even in February, we took the lower path where we could. So did the school children.
Finally, after a canyon reminiscent of the scenery in an Indiana Jones film with the narrow path lined by towering walls of sandstone, we came to the waterfall where the children were even more exuberantly leaping into the water. As the sides of the canyon blocked out the sunlight and the water was cold, they were left shivering with no way of getting dry ...
... and Hebrew. And of course English. And he said he’d spent several years in Greece, so was fluent in Greek as well. In other words, a typical Israeli. His name, he said, was Ron. We hit it off and had a long, beery conversation about travel, national character, the complex and conflicting nature of Israeli culture, and who knew what else.
At one point I mentioned Annie and he asked me where she was. I explained that she was at the ...
... Hong Kong ran $350 a night, but we only needed one room.) It was also – by a wide margin – in first place for Poorest Service. I don’t actually mind paying a lot of money for a hotel, and I don’t mind waiting an hour between arriving and getting keys to the room, but I do have some trouble with doing both at the same time. I manfully tried to keep it positive; the fact that the signage in the room all bore the name of ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service