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02:00 AM: In bed after helping friend.
06:00 AM Got up, showered, dressed and used Internet. Yesâ€”only 4 hrs sleep.
07:20 AM Went to Arabic quarter and brought bread and soda. Cheaper in Arabic quarter.
08:55 AM Go outside and wait for bus. Girl from the hotel calls me and asks if my name if Phillip. There is a taxi waiting for me across the streetâ€”I was expecting the bus. Pick up Asian femaleâ€”Ruth and go to another site waiting for the bus.
09:10 AM Bus leave to Tel Aviv. Bus drives past barrier---mixed feelings about the wall. I know how it stops terrorists but it separates families. Drives pass Dead Sea on the way to Masuda.
11:00 AM Arrive Masuda. See Bedouin peopleâ€”look pretty poor.
11:50 AM Saw approx. where Dead Sea scrolls where found. Very interesting visit. Guide was pretty good. Decide to walk down the mountainâ€”takes approx. Â˝ hr. Pass a lot of girls who are having a good time walking and chatting. Ended up talking with a fellow American.
12:20 PM Arrive at Ein Gedi. Very nice place. I look for my friend Ruth but did not find her. I take sulphur bath, you can only stay in the bath for Â˝ hr. Took shower and then took mud bath pretty fun. Then it was time for shower. Shower very cold. Well at Dead Seaâ€”time for float.