The Great Crater(HaMakhtesh HaGadol): Big Fin and Colored Sands
We took in the incredible views: hills and valleys of purple, red, and yellow, a crazy cloud filled sky spread out above a vast canyon.
Plants and Prophets: The Connection Between Nature and Tanach
Profound messages from our prophets, kings and rabbis were drawn from references to nature.
Nahal Tekoa – Valley of Monks and Kings
All of the crumbling walls and precariously perched stone remnants made us think about what this valley was like throughout history.
Upper Nahal Rahaf – Canyon Walk
After a few steady ascents, we found ourselves facing an open area surrounded by towering hills of rock.
Hiking Basics Part Six: Trail Markers
Israel has its own unique system for marking trails.
Desert Hike at Nahal Kidod
By the time we reached the turning point down into the valley, the sun was just beginning to peek over the horizon.