W found ourselves situated above Masada, peeking in as a Roman scout may have long ago.
Only in Israel can you walk a salt plank into a flat sea at the lowest place on Earth
It was a place of supreme natural beauty. Smooth red and gold rock surrounded us, forming a round pool at our feet.
The occasional noise of bird calls echoed from above. And besides that, there was nothing in the air but our conversation.
The pools appeared around the bend, punctuating the smooth white rock before us in green and blue splashes.