Dawn around 5am.
Sunrise just before the sun comes up.
Sun coming up over Ramon Crater between 5 and 5am.
Blues and pinks in early morning once the sun was overhead.
The Big Crater...Makhtesh... Yeroham Crater.
Dark patches at Great Makhtesh is rock that has patinated or rusted.
Picknic area at Colored Sands.
Only place in the Makhtesh Nature Reserve where public can take the colored sand.
Small Makhtesh Crater.
Walls of Small Makhtesh Crater.
Israel's nuclear plant.
View from the top of roadway known as Scorpion Ascent.
Barrels along Scorpion Ascent roadway are the only road guards.
Barrels Along Scorpion Ascent are left from 1950 when the road was built.
Center's goal is to help advise farmers along with research and development of new crops.
Hands on learning center.
Center has developed Gulliver spinach which has a longer shelf life.
The R & D greehouses are much smaller than a farmer's large greenhouses.
The Arava Area has a population of 3,600 and 60 percent of Israel's exported produce is grown here.
Trellis style growing.
Weight of melon is supported with mesh bags.
Pear, Bottle Mint and Spaceship Pumpkins.
Sunflowers are grown for arrangements not eating.
Marker in the rear is a border stone between Israel and Jordan. Fence destroyed by weather kept people out of landmines.
Through a land swap with Jordan, Israel is able to grown dates across the Jordan border.
Closer look at date palms in Jordan.
After havesting plastic is removed from frames and land is sanitized.
Guava plants sprayed have been harvested and pruned. They are sprayed white to protect them from the sun.
New growth appears on guava plants within weeks of pruning.
Moshe an Arava farmer who grows dates, flowers and guava.
Kinneret from Scots Hotel Balcony.