At the institute we take advantage of holidays (Sukkot was this week) and go on overnight hikes! We headed down to the Eilat mountains and camped overnight, going on a nice full moon-lit night hike around 10pm with a ridiculous amount of light. The first two pictures attached are from our early morning sunrise hike whenContinue reading “The Festive Season”
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Settling in to Kibbutz Life
This photo was taken during a hike up to the top of electric mountain (which overlooks the kibbutz). I sat on the edge of the cliff here (it’s not actually a cliff) and it freaked out all of the other students and the PA (Program Associate), but I wasn’t really going to fall. We hiked upContinue reading “Settling in to Kibbutz Life”
Off Kibbutz Adventures
For one of our group activities we had a bonfire in the desert, this is a popular bonfire space that is a five to ten minute walk away from the kibbutz. Fun kibbutz myth: The hill that this picture was taken from looks a lot like a camel when viewed during the day. The story says thatContinue reading “Off Kibbutz Adventures”
So it begins….
With mountains surrounding the kibbutz it was rather inevitable that we’d go hiking soon after arriving. Because of the heat we started the hike around 6:30 in the morning and we were still hot as we climbed the mountain. Luckily, there was a pretty heavy breeze at the top that kept us cool as weContinue reading “So it begins….”