Friday, June 3, 2016

Meitar from afar


Here's the 6:00 pm summer-blue sky over my town in the Negev desert.

And this is the same angle but from a higher elevation, after we walked up a hill.
If you enlarge the photo, you can see our Northern Neighborhood on the right.
It was the first section of Meitar, begun in 1984.
To the left is the Southern Neighborhood, which followed.
Off in the distance is Hura, a Bedouin town about three times bigger than Meitar in population.
Meitar has over 8,000 souls.
Shabbat shalom and happy Sky Watch Friday.


William Kendall said...

Beautiful view- and in such lovely light, too!

Sara at Come Away With Me said...

The topography and flora remind me of some parts of Southern California.

Alice said...

A very lovely place to call home. Sun down is just beginning here. Shalom Shabbat Dina

Hels said...

My son is in Australia, planning tours for 2017, the 100 year anniversary of the charge of the 4th Light Horse Brigade at Beersheba in 1917. I was delighted when he mentioned Meitar in a speech to the RSL ex servicemen.

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

From afar, this view looks like it hasn't changed much since over the centuries.


Gosia said...

interesting view and completely different from my in Europe

Kay said...

Hmmm... It looks rather hot.