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Deserts in Israel

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4 deserts in Israel

Deserts in Masada
Judean Desert
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The Judean Desert includes the extension of the wilderness from Jerusalem to Jerico. The Dead Sea, which is about 50 kilometers long, and just as wide, goes from Jerusalem, Hebron, and Masada. Besides its arid and bleak appearance of solitude, coupled with its prophetic attributes (temptations of Jesus, meeting with the Samaritan, etc.), this is the natural setting for the Bedouin, which was dedicated to the transhumance as pastors. They live in tents covered with their rough, tan skin, and they come to sell typical jewelry and clothing from their tribes, the tourists who spent there by bus. It is a typical image of the desert, as we would have ever imagined.
Deserts in Eilat
Neguev Desert
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If you are going to Tel Aviv or are turning back from Eilat, you will certainly hit this amazing desert of the Beersheba road. The Negev Desert is located south of Israel. It occupies an area of ​​about 13,000 km ², with inverted triangle shape whose apex is located in southern Eilat on the Red Sea coast. To the west borders the Sinai Peninsula (Egypt) and the East with the southern part of Jordan. The main city is Beer Sheva (200,000 inhabitants), located on the northern edge of the desert. Other major cities include Eilat, Dimona (the nuclear reactor), Mitzpe Ramon Crater and Rahat. In many ways, it is very much an inhospitable place. Temperatures reach up to 50 degrees celsius and there are slate moors, glens and canyons ravaged by erosion with very few natural resources. This is a place that you will certainly be able to take lots of great pictures.
Deserts in Eilat
Amran Columns
This is an authentic natural organ, with a barrel of flaming colors demonstrating the oxidation of the metal particles that are found in the rocks. The softness of this stoneware has facilitated the work of erosion has created a deep, narrow gallery. You have to keep the bed of Nahal Shani and slip between the columns in a groove that twists up to the place. The colors are vivid and red ocher. The canyon itself is no more than 300 m. Access to it is by car after getting away to the mountains from Highway 90. Then walk a little walk between rocks and heat.
Deserts in Eilat