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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

More Off The Beaten Path in Arad

Nahal Peres - bike riding or mountain climbing?

This was the last "step"....at the end of our ride the trail lead almost straight up. It seems our trip had turned into a Teeoul Katef (or "shoulder trip"), which means that the bikes "rode" on our...
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Martin_S.
Mar 17, 2004

Nahal Peres - the first step

You can see here the type of trail we were on, it is designed for walking and even when walking you often had to help others get down the steps and here WE were on mountain bikes.Nahal Peres is a...
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Martin_S.
Mar 17, 2004

Nahal Peres - watch out for this step

Okay, so we should ride the bikes, I know, but take a look at this "step" would YOU ride this one?? not me !! And you notice that the bikes are on our shoulders again. I guess they were getting tired...
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Martin_S.
Mar 17, 2004

Nahal Peres - a really big step

Okay, so I told you that Nahal Peres was a "walking" trip (trip is "Teeyol" in Hebrew) and we are finding out just how much "walking" we need to do with the bikes. The steps are getting bigger and now...
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Martin_S.
Mar 17, 2004

Nahal Peres - no problem

Well the first step did not produce a problem, but it does slow you up enough so everyone can "catch up" with you. We need to tell Hiam, the guy in the front that he should RIDE his bike not carry it...
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Martin_S.
Mar 17, 2004

Come try Racheli's Pomegrante

You will have to ask very nicely, but if you do and Racheli is willing, then you will get a real treat. The pomegrante that grows in Arad is super sweet and the seeds are large and tasty as a result...
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Martin_S.
Nov 20, 2003
 
 
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Karin's visit, Jan 2003 (7)

Karin was such a brave person, both for coming to Israel when many visitors were canceling their trips because of the terrorist situation here (it is a lot safer than it seems actually), and also for...
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Martin_S.
Mar 29, 2003

Karin's visit, Jan 2003 (6)

Karin asked how we were prepared for Saddam's threat of attacking Israel with chemical and biological weapons. Well you can see here that she got a first hand experience of trying on my gas mask that...
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Martin_S.
Mar 29, 2003

Karin's visit, Jan 2003 (5)

Almost forgot, Karin went with us to pick up Tal from the shopping mall in BeerSheva (Kanyon HaNegev is the name) and while we were there we took the opportunity to try out a new restaurant called...
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Martin_S.
Mar 29, 2003

Karin's visit, Jan 2003 (4)

Now how does this group look, we have Alex from Mexico, David from the US, Zohara from Israel, Me, Karin from Canada and Nir from Israel (Tal from US/Israel, took the pic).As you can see there is not...
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Martin_S.
Mar 29, 2003

Karin's visit, Jan 2003 (3)

Karin came to us in Arad for a visit and she "got the works", Zohara put out a very special feast for her. But Karin, we are sorry the weather did not let us make a BBQ for you. For that you will have...
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Martin_S.
Mar 29, 2003

Karin's visit, Jan 2003 (2)

Here you can see our group. We met at Nir's apartment (he is Karin's Israeli boyfriend). Now this is typical of Israel, we called Karin at Nir's and made arrangements to come visit, but we brought...
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Martin_S.
Mar 29, 2003

Karin's visit Jan, 2003 (1)

Karin finally graced us with a visit in January 2003. She was hesitant at first because of the terrorist activities that had been happening here, but I guess she finally became convinced it was...
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Martin_S.
Mar 29, 2003

Arad-Massada walk. This is a...

Arad-Massada walk. This is a yearly hike (in February usually) that starts from Arad (at a height of +600 meters) and goes to Massada (height -200 meters) which stands about 200 meters above the...
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Martin_S.
Aug 24, 2002

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