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The Big K @ The Dead Sea: Lowest Point On Earth!

By on Nov 13, 2011 in Wisdom | 8 comments

People! I’ve Been There! Done That! Yep! I’ve been to the ‘The Dead Sea’ and floated on saltiest water at the lowest point on the Earth! Sounds incredible? Well ‘incredible’ is a small word. The best way to describe the experience of visiting the Dead Sea is not to try to describe it and go there physically to experience it. Trust me, you have to visit the Dead Sea at least ‘Once In A Lifetime‘. After having a great time at┬áMasada┬áheights, our next stop was at the Dead Sea. It takes about 15 minutes to reach the Dead Sea shore from Masada and all you’ve to do is control your enthusiasm en-route. For those of you who bunked their geography classes – Dead Sea is the lowest point on entire Earth! That is, Dead Sea’s surface and shore is at the lowest elevation point on Earth; approximately 423 meters below the sea level. I...

Once In A Lifetime @ Kibbutz In Israel

By on Oct 20, 2011 in Wisdom | 2 comments

Boy! After having a great time in Tel-Aviv, our day #7 began with a visit to a Kibbutz. Imagine a colony of people who live together with a sense of equality – to the extent that they share cars, have exactly same houses and even share all of their income with the community. That is, if you make 20,000 shekels a month and live in a Kibbutz, you’ll have to share all of it to the Kibbutz. Every member family of Kibbutz shares their income and then all the purchases are distributed equally amongst all members. The Kibbutz will own 8-10 cars and these cars will be shared by each of the family. We visited Kibbutz named “Tsuba” where we were welcomed by the head of Kibbutz. He took us around and explained the concept in detail. We also visited his own house for a brief period of time. We were informed that while there were quite a big number of successful Kibbutz in...

Big K’s Once In A Lifetime 2.0 Trip To Israel

By on Sep 7, 2011 in Wisdom | 18 comments

I’ve been blogging for the mankind since 2005; but never thought that this SuperBlog would reward me with something totally exciting! About two months ago I received an email from the organizers of the ‘Once In A Lifetime 2.0’ project, informing me about their initiative and an invitation to visit one of the most intriguing places in the world – Israel! I’m one of the 5 international bloggers who will visit Israel on 11 September 2011 for an 11-day trip. The trip has been organized by Students Of Top Universities in Israel : Technion & Haifa who are on “Stand With Us” fellowship; in association with The Ministry Of Tourism (Israel) . The Once In A Lifetime 2.0 Trip The trip will take us to different parts of the country and give us a chance to explore the real Israel, its culture, people, technology, unity in diversity and experience what...