View of the Dead Sea from MasadaWe found ourselves awestruck by Israel's second most visited site. Walk around the well preserved ruins and imagine yourself a privileged member of the royal household, or a doomed member of the last Israelite zealots. The architecture, archaeology and storied history combine to make Masada a favorite spot for people with diverse interests. Don't leave without finding echo point. You'll have to ask because it's not marked. The echo is remarkable and almost eerie it's so good.