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Masada and Dead Sea Tour from Tel Aviv
"The daily tour to Masada and Dead sea begins by descending to the Judean Desert via the inn of the Good Samaritan. This 19th century Turkish building now houses one of the world’s largest Mosaic museums. It includes mosaics and archaeological artifa Samaritan and Christian sites throughout Israel.Arriving at Masada you ascend the mountain by cable car to tour the 2000-year old palace built by King Herod. It was here that the Jews came to defy the Romans and in this remote spot are reported to have committed mass suicide in defiance after a long and drawn-out siege by the Roman army. The tour will take which has unique therapeutic qualities and will leave your skin feeling soft and fresh. You will then return to Tel Aviv."""Day tour to the ancient fortress of Masada takes you to the site of one of the most passionate historical stories in the region. The drama of Masada is followed by relaxation at the therapeutic Dead Sea.
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Private Tour: Masada and Dead Sea Day Trip from Jerusalem
"Start your tour with a pickup from your centrally located hotel or prearranged location in Jerusalem and settle into your private minivan with meet your private driver-guide. Enjoy views of the rugged Judean Desert as you drive south and feel free to ask your guide to customize your itinerary to suit your interests perhaps with more time at a particular site.Pass the Inn of the Good Samaritan the location linked with the biblical parable and catch views of ancient Jericho as you hear the Old Testament story of its conquest by the Israelite tribes. Then drive along the Dead Sea to UNESCO-listed Masada the mountain fortress-palace built by King Herod and later used by Jewish zealots as refuge against Romans in the 1st century BC.After a roughly 1.5-hour journey
From $92.00
 
Masada and the Dead Sea Day Trip from Tel Aviv
"Your day tour begins with a descent into the Judean desert a barren wilderness in the heart of the Holy Land. En-route you will pass the Inn of the Good Samaritan before ascending by cable car to reach the mountaintop site of Masada. The cliff's remoteness and difficult approach made it a perfect fortress and it was here that King Herod built two fortified palaces over 2000 years ago. After exploring the archeological ruins of Masada with your guide you will continue to the Dead Sea past the Ein Gedi oasis and the ancient settlement of Qumran. Here you'll have the opportunity to view the many caves where approximately 900 parchment documents of religious significance were discovered - the fabled Dea
From $114.00

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Arad Museum, Gideon Fridman "Blue Expression"

Glass sculpture by Gideon Fridman "Blue Expression".As I have previously said, not impressed with this sculpture (and many others here).Have you ever visited a museum or workshop and said to yourself...
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Martin_S.
Aug 03, 2015

Arad Museum, Gideon Fridman "Another Level"

Glass sculpture by Gideon Fridman, "Another Level".I was not overly impressed with the sculputre, but then beauty is in the eye of the beholder...and I have many friends who did like what they found...
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Martin_S.
Aug 03, 2015

Arad Visitor Center

The Arad Tourist Information/Visitor Center is located at the "Paz" gas station, Industrial area, next to the bus station.Business hours: Th-Sa: 9AM - 4PMTelephone: +972-8-9954160Useful links:Arad...
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Nov 29, 2012

Marielexoteria warms up in Arad

Mariel had promised after meeting in Portugal at the VT Euromeet in 2009 to "come visit"...and she is one person who does NOT take promises lightly. Less than one year later she made the trek down to...
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Martin_S.
Dec 28, 2010

As seen on the road...

I like taking buses, trams, trains, etc. above ground because I like looking outside the window and enjoy the scenery. Sometimes on the road I have a camera and take pictures of things I find comical,...
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marielexoteria
Jun 08, 2010

Travelshiela arrives in Arad

Travelshiela and Darcio made it all the way from the other side of the world (yes from Brazil) to our little piece of the southern Israeli desert. Sorry that they only could be with us for two days,...
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Martin_S.
Sep 09, 2008
 
 
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Sunset

Okay, Okay, I know you won't believe me, but this sunset was taken from our front porch. How would you like to sit with us and have a cup of coffee while watcing this display of nature at its most...
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Martin_S.
Sep 03, 2008

Claus makes his way to Arad

While Claus (cachaseiro) was visiting Israel he made the trip down to Arad for two weekends...as is the custom we did a BBQ on his visit and invited a few friends. Sitting with Claus are Zohara,...
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Martin_S.
Sep 03, 2008

Mini VT meet with kELISA (Elisa)

kELISA (Elisa) arrived from Finland to work here as a designer for a short period. As she explained it to us it was an apprenticeship. We only enjoyed her company for a single weekend during that...
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Martin_S.
Aug 06, 2008

Mini VT meet with Trinchen and NathalieB

Trinchen (Katrin), made it all the way from Germany to visit us here in Arad and NathalieB (Nathalie) came down to make it an "official" Mini VT meet. Of course we had to do a BBQ to celebrate the day...
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Martin_S.
Aug 06, 2008

Julie "makes" Arad

Yes, Julie (Julie&) made it to Arad here in Israel....must ask her forgiveness for not posting these photos before, just "found" them myself in a file marked "for VT posting".....The first shows...
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Martin_S.
Aug 06, 2008

Mini VT meet with Or and Hilla

Or (orke), with Kfir and Hilla (h.maas) came over for the weekend for some desert hiking and of course the natural BBQ that occurs at all times here in the Sampson Clan household whenever friends drop...
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Martin_S.
Dec 28, 2006

Xiao and Vanessa in Arad

Xiao came to visit all by herself and when I began talking to her very "leary" of driving around Israel by herself...She arrived her, rented a car and did a very good job of touring all by herself up...
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Martin_S.
Dec 21, 2006

Okef Priem - Trail #4 - Arad (red marking)

Here on the Okef Priem trail (#4 and marked in red) you wil pass through territory used by the Bedouin for their herds.The first picture shows you the red marking with the white on the outsides to...
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Martin_S.
Sep 12, 2005

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