Israel’s Grand Canyon

So, I have left Neot Semadar behind to explore the rest of Israel. First stop along the way was a brief visit to the Maktesh Ramon, the huge canyon in the Negev desert. It’s like the Grand Canyon of Israel. As the guidebook says, it is the one place where Israel feels huge:

The Maktesh Ramon is really big, so to illustrate its size, I’ve tried to take a photo of the road to Eilat which winds its way down along the side of the canyon before continuing south across the desert:

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