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Through the rough Judean desert to the calm shores of the Dead Sea (Israel)

Through the desert where Satan tempted Jesus for 40 days and 40 nights …

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you can meet the ruins of an abandoned settlement at the side of the motor road:

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a black, hot ribbon that cuts through a couple of check-points to reach the shores of the Dead Sea.

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Pools of water evaporation

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stretch from Israel border East to Jordan, at the other side of the Dead Sea.

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Enjoy the colours and shapes of this waters containing 34% of salt (10 times more than Mediterranean sea)

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and its atolls made out precipitated salt

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Relax by floating on the water surfaces

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but keep this extremely salty water out of mouth and eyes… otherwise …

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Click on each picture to magnify. Pictures shot with D800 plus 70-200 f/2.8 or 16-35 f/4

Posted by lorenzoborghi on November 26, 2013

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