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Which Desert City in Israel is on the Ancient Spice Route?

 

Avdat, Israel

This city is in ruins, now, but it’s one of Israel’s ‘Desert Cities in the Negev’ on the UNESCO World Heritage list.  Standing under an archway looking at the barren desert beyond, it’s easy to picture why this was a stop for traders herding camels carrying frankincense and myrrh.   Explore on your own, or during a Negev jeep tour.

This is a syndicated post, which originally appeared at About.com Adventure TravelView full post.

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