The Dead Sea
For hundreds of years, humanity has not ceased to wonder at the harsh lifelessness of this sea. This is the water basin with the highest salinity in the world -…

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What to see in Israel first
Israel is a sunny country, in which I want to return again and again. This place is shrouded in a pleasant and mysterious atmosphere. Tourists who come here for the…

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Farewell to Jerusalem
Jerusalem is a holy city for the three world religions. There is no other place on earth where God is so remembered. Orthodox pilgrims from Russia in recent centuries have…

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she slowly drifted

Living water of the Dead Sea

It was the end of January, but the water temperature turned out to be quite acceptable: not that warm, but, as they say in such cases, invigorating. I chuckled cheerfully, dived and made a few energetic strokes. The punishment immediately followed: I was thrown to the surface and turned over like a kayak controlled by an inept hand, and my eyes hurt, as if they had been carried out with sandpaper. I realized that you need to be careful. Still, before me is not the Black Sea or even the Red (Red), through which Moses spent his dry land, but the Dead, which requires a special regime of behavior.

Dense, oversaturated with salt water did not want to accept foreign objects, in this case my body, and elastically pushed them to the surface. It seems to me that with certain skills and hard training, you can learn how to take a couple of steps along the surface of the Dead Sea with a running start. Continue reading

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