Warning: The following post may exceed the recommended daily allowance for other people’s vacation pictures. Proceed at your own risk.
Think of it as the antidote to our Neot Kedumim trip.
Because unlike the Neot Kedumim trip, our second chol hamo’ed tiyul on Succot was planned well in advance, began first thing in the morning, and – most of all – involved a national park.
Located not too far from Beit Shemesh, the Beit Guvrin-Mareishah National Park contains numerous man-made, limestone caves and includes the ancient cities of Mareishah (see Yehoshua 15:44) and Beit Guvrin (from the time of the Second Beit HaMikdash and the Bar Kochva Revolt).
And now, without further ado, the aforementioned pictures:
First, the requisite shot of the price list, in order to show how much money we saved as a result of our National Parks Authority membership:
Next, the entrance to one of the caves:
As always, feel free to click on any of the pictures for a closer look.
!חודש טוב ושבת שלום ומבורך