Day 6: Masada – Herod the Great’s Palace

A view of the ancient “snake path” (winding) that goes to the top of Masada–the site of Herod the Great’s palace in the Judaean desert.  Masada has a rich and tragic history.  From the top you can see the Dead Sea which is the lowest point of land on earth.

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Picture from the top of Masada looking east over the Judaean desert to the Dead Sea

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Steps–still ascending to reach the top of Masada (our group took the cable car! Whew!)

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