The Long Road Into the Mountains – Negrev Desert, Israel – Photo

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View of long desert road leading over the mountains on the herizon

The Negev is in the south of the Israel and occupies about half of Israel’s land area. Sparsely populated, it was the location of many biblical scenes. Many bikers and hikers enjoy exploring this mountainous and dry area.. but beware the flash floods that rip through during the brief rainy season.

Learn more about the Negev in the Amateur Traveler episode on Travel to Southern Israel.

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by Laurie Beaty

Laurie is a freelance graphic and textile designer. She enjoys adventure and is looking forward to more as time and money allow. To read about her five-week-long journey through Israel and Egypt in 2011, check out her blog at

One Response to “The Long Road Into the Mountains – Negrev Desert, Israel – Photo”

Chris Christensen


fancy a road trip?

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