From Earth’s Lowest Point at the Dead Sea to Spectacular Views at Haifa
February 20, 2016
From the Superintendent's DESK
Friday, we boarded the tour bus and drove an hour and a half to the Judean Wilderness, a harsh landscape that John the Baptist made his destination. En-route, we observed several different shepherds herding their flocks through the rugged desert terrain. We floated in the Dead Sea, which is the lowest point on earth, and visited the Qumran community, the discovery place of the Dead Sea scrolls.
After lunch we drove to Jericho and rode a gondola...