November 7 - Masada and Qumran

Today we visited Masada and Qumran

Here is our guide, Dr. Tina Blomquist, describing from a model.

Here is our guide, Dr. Tina Blomquist, describing from a model.

View of the Dead Sea from Masada

View of the Dead Sea from Masada

Dr. Tina demonstrates how water was captured

Dr. Tina demonstrates how water was captured

A devout pilgrim at Masada  

A devout pilgrim at Masada
 

Cave at Qumran where some Dead Sea Scrolls were found

Cave at Qumran where some Dead Sea Scrolls were found

We had a nice but late lunch after crossing into Palestine/Israel via the King Hussein/Allenby bridge yesterday

We had a nice but late lunch after crossing into Palestine/Israel via the King Hussein/Allenby bridge yesterday