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Hiking and Swimming in the Dead Sea - Andrea on Vacation
Besides Petra, the Dead Sea is the most touristy place in Jordan. Floating in the Dead Sea is synonymous with healing and relaxation. But before all the floating and relaxing, I needed to get some exercise. My group and I hiked up a very steep incline to overlook the Dead Sea. Once upon a time, all this was under water and you could see the sea fossils. Due to irrigation and damming, the Dead Sea water levels are extremely low. The difference over the past 10 years is astounding with water levels dropping 3-10 feet per year. Our waterfront hotel Read More