Desert surroundings, a starry sky and the world's largest natural erosion crater make Mitzpe Ramon the perfect romantic getaway spot.After watching the sun set behind the sand dunes, head over to astronomer Ira Machefsky - the Starman of Mitzpe Ramon - for a night astronomy tour you won't soon forget.Machefsky shows visitors how to find the constellations, identify bright stars, explore celestial marvels and experience the sky's wonders. He also has a standing offer of a free star tour open to any couple who propose on one.
Venus and Mercury Above the Weiss Observatory from the Astronomy Israel observing plateau overlooking Machtesh Ramon.
Special treats for everyone this Valentine's Week to celebrate our being selected!
-- by Ira Machefsky