Nature News

Nevertheless, once the coast was clear, we would go out and explore the sand dunes near the Jordanian border on the other side of the kibbutz. There, we would find beautiful patterns on the sand dunes created by the rainfall, which I took a lot of photos of!

Other Nature News from this week:

When I hiked in the nearby area, I would find a lot of different minerals and rocks, especially quartz, both the clear and rose varieties. These rocks would usually be very easy to find after rainy days, when the flash floods would sweep through, carrying the quartz across valleys and sand dunes. At one point I had quite the collection of rocks from all my hikes!