Dead Sea image courtsey: wikipedia.org
‘Tirus and Tiriac’!
“In this (the
Chimney of Hell!
This statement illustrates how intriguing this lake was (it still is). There are many other statements about this desolate sea; here is one ‘Dead Sea is a chimney of hell, the holy water of Jordan does not mingle with the cursed water of the infernal sea” (the holy water just gets sunk in to the bowel of the mother-earth without joining Dead Sea!). There are many other curses this poor lake has to bear!
A small big lake!
Asal no match!
Vanishes in the desert air.
The holy River
The hyper salinity of the lake allows no living things (except some micro organisms) to thrive in it a fish put in to it will die of dehydration within minutes – hence the name Dead Sea, there is no fishing or a related activities existing on its shore. As the water of the sea contains numerous minerals in high concentration, is so dense and one cannot dip in to it as usual, the heavy water will eject him to the surface.
It is presumed that there are some medicinal properties to this water and the mud beneath. This belief has made health tourism flourish in this area and there are numerous spas providing healing service to tourists who flock from all parts of the world. There are one or two companies engaged in the business of extracting minerals to make fertilizer and some chemicals.
A cruel irony!
Moses image courtsey: abbeynews.com
References about the
Salt Rock in Dead Sea image courtsey: einbokek.com
The story of
An old soap opera.
Off late a set of scrolls found near to the
Save The Dead Sea don’t let it die!
Whatever said and done the world cannot be a silent spectator when the
Build channels Aqaba and
Map of Dead Sea courtsey: bible.ca
It is proposed to construct a tunnel or a channel from either
The author is requesting the co-operation of all bloggers’ communities for raising this idea for the prosperity and well-being of this portion of the land as well as for the whole earth. This article is dedicated to the idea of revival of this ‘sea’, an idea the time of which has come. Save the Sea that not yet dead!