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A Bedouin playing a traditional instrument at Kerac, a crusader castle. This is version made from a tin can but traditionally it would be made from goat skin.

A Bedouin playing a traditional instrument at Kerac, a crusader castle. This is version made from a tin can but traditionally it would be made from goat skin.

Jordan: In Pictures

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Jordan: Floating away

I didn’t really know what to expect. Would we just be driven to a beach and deposited at the water’s edge? I was visiting the Dead Sea for the first time.

Legend has it that the Dead Sea is a result of the biblical curse from the time of Sodom and Gomorrah. The sea used to be fresh water but was turned salty and undrinkable, in fact hostile to all life, by the anger of God. Continue reading