The friends and I had an overnight in Tiberias.
Tuesday was the hottest day of the year, in the mid 40s C, with a dust storm.
The hot dry wind whipped up the Sea of Galilee into crashing waves and whitecaps! This is a rare phenomenon.
The next morning the lake was calmed, as if by a miracle.
Here is the view from our hotel balcony at 5:30 a.m.
By 5:50 the sun had risen from behind the Golan Heights.
A strange silver ribbon appeared on the water at 7:44 and stayed just a minute or two.
By 8:36 we were a bit north of Tiberias and the sky continued to reward us with photos for Sky Watch Friday.