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Dead Sea

sunny 43 °C
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Important Facts About The Dead Sea:

  • Dead
  • 1200 Feet below sea level
  • Hot as Hell! (45C=113F)

Anyhow, we had a lovely time at the Dead Sea, the Lowest Point on Earth
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We visited the fortress of Masada, where Jewish rebels fought the Roman army in 66 CE.
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then some of us took advantage of the nearby En Gedi spa for a delicious mud then sulphur bath...
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Posted by svjorber 07:45 Archived in Israel Tagged round_the_world

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I suppose Sveta wasn't about to get into the mud bath! I can't wait to hear all about this trip when you are home! SD

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