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A Journey Through Jordan

Posted: 04/04/2013 15:57

Jordan - an ancient land of desert backdrops, age old traditions, mysterious hidden temples, sweeping valleys, nomadic desert tribes, and a vibrant modern city. The Black Tomato team have been exploring this fascinating corner of the world, immersing themselves in the bustling markets, meeting the friendly locals, and experiencing the overwhelming wealth of history and tradition on offer. Here is Black Tomato's definitive guide to Jordan, the hidden treasure of the Middle East that's just waiting to be explored. Take a look at their journey through Jordan here...

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At 423 metres below sea level, the Dead Sea lies at the lowest point on earth, and is eight times saltier than the ocean, making it so famously buoyant you can read your newspaper lying in it. Why is it called the Dead Sea? Because it’s high salinity prevents the existence of any life form. Don’t be afraid to tinkle your toes in though- it is this salinity that has attracted visitors across thousands of years, benefiting from its healing properties. We suggest you slather up in the natural, mineral rich black mud, and take a dip in its hyper salty waters to feel the full benefits.
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