It's the Most Beautiful and Dangerous Road in Israel. Nobody Can Drive There

Ma’aleh Akrabim, descending from the mountaintops to the Arava Desert, is an ancient, adventurous and winding road

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Ma'aleh Akrabim, aka Scorpion Pass.Credit: Tomer Appelbaum
Ma'aleh Akrabim, aka Scorpion Pass.Credit: Tomer Appelbaum
Moshe Gilad
Moshe Gilad
The winding expanse of Ma'aleh Akrabim.
Wildlife next to the bed of Nahal Zin.
Ma'aleh Akrabim.
The long, blue and winding road of Ma'aleh Akrabim. Credit: Tomer Appelbaum
The monument commemorating the modern repaving at Ma'aleh Akrabim.
An aerial view of Ma'aleh Akrabim.

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