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The healing and therapeutic powers of the Dead Sea's mineral-rich water, combined with the dry and highly oxygenated air, heat, lack of pollution and low atmospheric pressure make this place tops in health tourism.
These days, a cart takes visitors from Israel's Ein Gedi resort to the edge of the Dead Sea.
By Jonathan Saul and Elana Ringler KIBBUTZ EIN GEDI, Israel (Reuters) - Taking a deep puff on his cigarette, Sudanese refugee Sanka says sneaking across the desert border from Egypt into Israel was perilous, but worth it -- despite being sent to jail.
The Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana) is a species of goat that can be found in the deserts of Oman, Jordan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt, among other places. It prefers a habitat within rocky mountainous areas of its range. Typically, it is classified as a subspecies of the alpine ibex, but it has been classified as its own species occasionally. Groups of Nubian ibex, either all males or all females, are active during the day and can be seen feeding on leaves and grasses. Common predators...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.