May 1 – Southern Israel
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Masada. The Model.
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Masada. Cool and lovely!
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On top of Masada.
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Looking down on the palaces of Herod.
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Looking out toward En Gedi (oasis).
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The trek down begins.
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So many Israeli students...coming up. They sort of hog the path.
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Looking back up. The white area is the Roman seige ramp.
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Map reading at Tel Arad.
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The blasphemous holy place at Arad. Modeled after the Temple in Jerusalem.
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Looking into the Holy Place and then the Holy of Holies.
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From the back side, Holy of Holies to the Holy Place.
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Looking south from Arad.
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Arad. The Israelite Tel above the Canaanite city below.
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Arad. Top of the Tel.
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Lunch outside Beersheba -- Aroma Cafe
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Iced coffee with American vanilla ice cream. YUM!
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Tel Beersheba, lookout.
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Tel Beersheba.
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Wildernes around Beersheba.
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Beersheba.
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Beersheba
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