Dead Sea swimOctober 7 in Jordan
From Mount Nebo we went to the nearby town of Madaba, where they have a tradition of mosaic making. We visit a small workshop where they explain the process, and show the different styles, with the mosaics with the smallest tiles taking up to month, and quite naturally costing the most.
Then it was all downhill, quite literally. Going from 2500ft to 1200ft below sea level, to the Dead Sea.
We arrive at one of the many hotel resorts along the Dead Sea where I could go swimming.
It was a very weird sensation of having considerable buoyancy, where it was quite difficult to tread water because of the buoyancy of your legs forcing them up.Read more