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Middle East » Israel » South District » Ein Gedi June 3rd 2003

We had a break from our workshops today, and took a trip down to Ein Gedi, a preserve in the desert near the Dead Sea. Although the area is only about 40 miles from Jerusalem, the drive took us about 3 hours because of having to go around the West Bank instead of taking the direct route. We took a hike through one of the wadis to a waterfall, where we had a chance to get in the water. Although the foliage was not as lush as on our hike in the Golan, the scenery was still spectacular, with mountains rising high over the sides of the wadi. After hiking out, we had lunch near the Dead Sea before coming back to Jerusalem.... read more




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