As we venture south you can see the instant change to desert. The dream of Israel’s first prime minister was to make the desert bloom. David Ben Gurion spent his last years here and is buried overlooking the beautiful Negev.
Machtesh Ramon is a geological phenomenon that runs through the Negev desert. Spanning nearly 40 Kilometers, the Machtesh is a great place for a light hike, rappelling, a jeep tour or a luxurious stay at one of Israel’s Top hotels, Beereshet.
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