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Posts Tagged ‘Dead Sea’

Fri
10
Jun '11

The Floating Library: Who says literacy is Dead?

SUBMITTED BY: Ari Zackin   LOCATION: Dead Sea, Israel (2010) How much actual reading gets done in the Dead Sea is unknown, but posing with a magazine or newspaper to “prove” it won’t get wet is a classic Israeli (and Jordanian) photo-op! (Ari Zackin will do anything to model for Tacky Tourist Photos, even take a […]

Tue
7
Jun '11

The Lowest (and Liveliest) Place on Earth

SUBMITTED BY: Salena Stinchcombe   LOCATION: Dead Sea, Jordan (2007) No one has ever died from a shark attack in the Dead Sea, making it the ideal place to bodysurf and yuk it up in the mud… The water is 35-percent salt, making it impossible to sink, but still very possible to drown. You don’t want […]

Sun
27
Jun '10

Camel Drool Shampoo

SUBMITTED BY: Ari Zackin    LOCATION: Somewhere in Israel (2010) Eeeeeewwwwwww!  This photo goes out to all those animal lovers who kiss their dogs. Who knows where this camel’s mouth has been? Take a closer look at the drippage: (Ari Zackin is a frequent contributor to Tacky Tourist Photos, most recently serving up an unprecedented Spider-Man […]

Sun
25
Apr '10

Seaweed Groucho

SUBMITTED BY: Marcia Greene   LOCATION: Ein Gedi National Park, Israel (2010) King David hung out in the caves at this Judean Desert oasis.  The Moabites and Ammonites were fans of its waterfalls. And the nature reserve also gets a plug in King Solomon’s “Song of Songs.” But for Marcia’s friend Adi, the freshwater seaweed makes […]