Masada is an ancient fort built by Herod the Great on a mesa overlooking the Dead Sea. According to Josephus, the Siege of Masada by Roman troops in the First Jewish–Roman War ended in the mass suicide of the 960 rebels and their families hiding there.
On the road down from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea, there’s a rest stop at sea level. There, a Bedouin has set up shop with his camel and a blanket full of jewelry made by his wives. This is the camel, which he lends out for rides. I don’t know who the kids are, we didn’t bring any of our own.