Travel Blogs from Dead Sea Region, Jordan

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How Low Can You Go?, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

How Low Can You Go?

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... the drying Jordan River, and no output to the ocean, as water evaporates in this hot hot sun, the salinity levels rise.  The Dead Sea currently sits at 350 grams of salt/kg of water (it is rising), while regular ocean salt water sits at 40 grams of ...

Walking on a Dead Sea, Borderline Jordan and Israel, Jordan travel blog

Walking on a Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... the dust and pollution. It's striking scenery none the less, witnessed in slightly better clarity on a later trip to the Dead Sea (photo above right). Being an important religious site the first church built here was in the 4th century, but the ...

Floating in the Dead Sea!, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Floating in the Dead Sea!

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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... Dead Sea was one of the highlights of our Middle Eastern trip. We were looking forward to taking the famous 'floating the in the Dead Sea' picture. We are stocked up on tap water in Petra having been informed that we were bush camping that night (i.e. no ...

Only fotos!, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Only fotos!

A travel blog entry by janpeters

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Madaba / Mt. Nebo / Dead Sea, Dead Sea, Jordan travel blog

Madaba / Mt. Nebo / Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Monday, March 19, 2007 Madaba / Mount Nebo / Dead Sea   Dear Readers:   Regrettably, this is our final day in Jordan, and we must pack this morning for the return trip to Cairo. Driving north toward Amman, our first stop is at Madaba. ...

Dead Sea/Mt Nebo, Mt Nebo, Jordan travel blog

Dead Sea/Mt Nebo

A travel blog entry by moonboots79

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Dead Sea & Mt ...

Driving along the Dead Sea in search of adventure!, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Driving along the Dead Sea in search of adventure!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... the emerald green trees, deep blue sky and coloured rocks displaying a picture perfect landscape. After descending to the Dead Sea level, the lowest point on earth at 400 metres below sea level,  Akram proceeded driving along ...

This is odd, The Dead Sea, Jordan travel blog

This is odd

A travel blog entry by evamaria85

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A profoundly odd experience. That is as good as I can describe getting into the Dead Sea. It looks like normal water, when you touch it, it feels like water. But then you walk into it and realize that somethings odd, eventhough your feet don't touch the ...

Floating in the Dead Sea, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Floating in the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... , wonderful blue hazy sky, nice warm breeze but most of all, right in front of us, for the picturesque turquoise coloured Dead Sea attracting us with its soothing calm waves.  Israel was quite visible on the other side of the Sea. Michel was ...

We really did float!, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

We really did float!

A travel blog entry by nonrevver

... !!!) The first stop was Madaba (the city of mosiacs.) The big 'stop' was the Greek Orthodox church. However, we stopped at the Dead Sea product store for some shopping. I also stopped at a mosiac workshop and bought a mosiac piece from him. Way cool. Our ...

Swimming in the Dead Sea, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Swimming in the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by acroyse04

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... to head to Amman- but not before a snack of watermelon on the side of the road! They were selling whole watermelons along the Dead Sea highway so we bought one, pulled over on the highway and ate it! Haley conveniently had a travel food knife for ...

Lot's Cave, Jordan, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Lot's Cave, Jordan

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... all the way to the top of the hill.  After reaching our goal, from the top, the view of the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea was grandiose and quite beautiful which made the effort of climbing well worth it. In front of us the famous ...

7. Tag von Aqaba nach Ghor Mazra'a , Al Mazraa, Jordan travel blog

7. Tag von Aqaba nach Ghor Mazra'a

A travel blog entry by netsrotj

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... mir am Toten Meer einige Sachen zu zeigen. Also entschloss ich mich, Aqaba früher zu verlassen. Die Fahrt auf dem Dead Sea Highway ist eher eintönig. Nur kurz nachdem ich die Freihandelszone Aqaba verlassen hatte, gab es eine Möglichkeit die Schönheit ...

Bobbing in the Dead Pool, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Bobbing in the Dead Pool

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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Our first destination in Jordan was the Dead Sea for a spot of bobbing.  What a funny thing!  For those of you who haven't been, imagine being in clear but oily-feeling water wearing a rubber ring and inflatable armbands on both your wrists and ...

life back in Amman, Dead Sea, and roommates, Sweimah, Jordan travel blog

life back in Amman, Dead Sea, and roommates

A travel blog entry by ashleyheacock

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... their brothers and sisters are dying in Palestine, but I really don't know.   On to more happy things, I went to the Dead Sea again last weekend with some of my friends to Motaz's family's house.  Oh my goodness is the house gorgeous!...and ...

Walk on water, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Walk on water

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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We made our way from Amman to the Dead Sea to experience what the super salty Sea and mud was all about. We went to one of the public beaches which were unfortunately quite dirty, but the sea was great nonetheless. You can afford to get a single drop ...

De Israel a Jordania, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

De Israel a Jordania

A travel blog entry by cpodesta

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Day 72 - Petra to Dead Sea, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Day 72 - Petra to Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by lasthours

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... the drive though was looking over the plains of Jordan which was spectacular and a potash plant. Now I need to look up potash. The Dead Sea looks inviting and the resort seems nice so far. We had a good dinner and hopefully this will settle Tina a bit. ...

Walking on water, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Walking on water

A travel blog entry by ramrtw

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... as they thought we had a sharp metal object or rocks in our bag - it turned out it was the minerals in the Dead Sea mud scrub - incidentally, the scrub was a decoy and they never found the pet rock we smuggled in - Mmwwwahahahhah!!!).   ...

Floating in the Dead Sea, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Floating in the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by mirco.k

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As the group of Swiss, now joined by a guy from Slovenia went to the Dead Sea in the morning, and still had a place in the car free, I joined them to go there and have a swim in the Dead Sea. We arrived there just a bit before midday, went for a swim (or ...

- 350 meters and great roads, Ath Thughrah, Jordan travel blog

- 350 meters and great roads

A travel blog entry by miles1

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Petra to the Dead Sea 08/10/10 223ks Jordan has fantastic roads with great scenery and not much traffic. The riding today was as good as Ethiopia but in a mountain type desert land scape. I stopped today at Karak Castle. It was built in the 12 century ...

Climbing Mountains In The Lowest Place On Earth, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Climbing Mountains In The Lowest Place On Earth

A travel blog entry by stephspeirs

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... just a few kilometres away.  We left Mount Nebo and continued on our way down the other side of the mountain, towards the Dead Sea. The view was stunning as we drew ever closer, the sun sparkling off the still water as we wound through the ...

Floating in the Dead Sea, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Floating in the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by bilieva

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Wadi Mujib, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Wadi Mujib

A travel blog entry by ashleyheacock

... to Wadi Mujib with my program...it was so worth it though!  The place is absolutely amazing and a must-see if you're in Jordan.  We started off with a pretty good treck up a long steep hill.  I started off in the back but caught up with ...

Day 73 - Dead Sea, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Day 73 - Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by lasthours

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... ! Oh and it’s the lowest point on earth apparently. And that’s about all we have to say about the dead sea. Jordan is a nice safe place with some interesting things and helpful people, lots of english spoken and not at all like I expected. ...

The Dead Sea, Dead Sea, Jordan travel blog

The Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by seanandjeannie

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... the Dead Sea is 1,317 feet below sea level.  As rain water absorbs salt from the surrounding areas of Jordan and Israel, it flows in rivers into the Dead Sea.  Because the Dead Sea has no natural outlets to the ocean, the water is trapped there, ...

dead sea**, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

dead sea**

A travel blog entry by loelai

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dead ...

Mar Muerto, Dead Sea, Jordan travel blog

Mar Muerto

A travel blog entry by thom_rm

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El mar muerto, nos sorprendio para bien! disfrutamos mucho la experiencia de flotar sin importar los kilos. Nuestra parada para nadar en el mar fue en un basural pero, con aguas termales y barros que contienen propiedades y son arcillosos. ...

Miracle à la Mer Morte!, Dead Sea Region, Jordan travel blog

Miracle à la Mer Morte!

A travel blog entry by cpasifou

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"Marie, si je flotte dans la mer Morte, je la traverse à la nage jusqu'en Israël".  Le pari est lancé. Sylvain, qui n’a jamais flotté de sa vie, doute que l’eau salée de la mer Morte aura un effet sur lui. Il est temps de passer au ...

The Dead Sea, Dead sea, Jordan travel blog

The Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by rashed

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After a good nights rest! We rode to the dead sea and the Jordan ...

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