Short Video: From Jericho to Masada at the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is always an enjoyable place to visit. I make a point of going there during every trip to Israel. A warm float in the Dead Sea and the fresh, cool waterfalls of Ein Gedi wash away every trace of working at a dig.

Here is some new video of the area outside Jericho and in front of Masada.

  • See the relationship of Jericho to Jerusalem.
  • Gain an idea of the descent/ascent between the two cities.
  • Note how close the Dead Sea is to Jericho.
  • See the border region between Israel and Jordan. (Or is it ancient Judah and Moab?)
  • Enjoy a great view of Masada and its snake trail to the top.
  • Consider whether David may have spent time at Masada while fleeing from Saul.

Those who have not yet visited the Dead Sea region can gain a good idea of the relationships between the various dots on a Bible map. There is nothing like actually being there, but this video may tantalize you.

The whole video is just under six minutes in length.

About these ads

About lukechandler

I live in Temple Terrace, Florida, with my lovely wife Melanie and our four children. I am a minister with the North Terrace Church of Christ in Temple Terrace, Florida, and hold an M.A. in Ancient and Classical History. I'm active in English and Spanish language gospel work and in archaeological excavations in Israel. You can join one of my tours to Europe or the Bible Lands. Learn more at my tour website: www.LukeChandlerTours.com.
This entry was posted in Bible comments, Interesting places to visit, Israel, Jerusalem, Jordan, Overseas trips, Short videos, Travel and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Short Video: From Jericho to Masada at the Dead Sea

  1. vanbraman says:

    I have a link to an interesting interactive map of the Dead Sea in this post: http://bramanswanderings.wordpress.com/2012/10/20/dead-sea-map/

  2. Pingback: Wandering Thoughts | Braman's Wanderings

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s