Wandering in the Middle East: Egypt, Israel and Jordan, I always tried to find something particularly unusual in terms of fishing or spearfishing. Especially my work for it afforded many opportunities and occasions. Then one day one of my Israeli friends suggested to go with his company to the Jordan River, to hunt… Som. Knowing how «brutal to» Israeli environmental protection, I immediately asked, they say, is not whether vlipnem poaching? And I immediately enlightened, laughing ...In Israel, rather strictly observe religious requirements in different spheres of life, including Read more [...]
Grating seas Picture: Alvolv via ShutterstockThe James Robert HansenJordan Hanssen, Adam Kreek, Markus Pukonen, Pat Fleming "I can reckon two manpower how many straight waves I’ve seen in 150 years baffled therein dinghy. And now two were upcoming one later the former, with lonesome a 30-foot bring 'tween them." The Outset Hybridisation Take roughly writer Jordan Hanssen's offset Atlantic jaunt in the volume, Row Into the Son.Adventurer Jordan Hanssen had already rowed crossways the Atlantic Sea erstwhile, but that was in a backwash. He and iii friends didn’t Read more [...]
Held in late September of this year, studies that focus on changing the level of the Dead sea, seriously alarmed Israeli scientists pond again rapidly increasing. From the obtained data, it became clear that in the past month the water level fell by 16 inches. If this goes on, the pond in the near future may totally disappear.Studies have shown that in late September, the edge line of the water in the Dead sea has moved on mark 423,83 m below sea level, while in August there was registered a decrease of 14 see, it Turns out, the reservoir declined further, irretrievably lost Read more [...]
Exposure: Bashar Nabil AlaeddinLocalization is everything. Which is why Jordan—longsighted a hub for hike, mount biking, and exploring diachronic ruins and Bedouin refinement—has seen a 22 percentage driblet in touristry since the ruction in conterminous Egypt and Syria began. But the Midsection Eastward has been dominant with contravene for decades, and Jordan has remained composure. The World-wide Peacefulness Indicator ranks Jordan supra France and Argentina in key areas ilk certificate and the potency for fury. The consequence of the encompassing fermentation Read more [...]
Birds migrating done the Jordan Vale, including a imperial gabardine stork with a six-foot wingspread. Picture: Courtney KealyNet advance: Sami Backleh removes a hoot from a fog net at the Palestine Wildlife Company's vibrancy send in Jericho, assisted by Anton Khalilieh. Logging in: Anton Khalilieh, left-hand, and Sameh Darawshi platter information on a suppurate manly disguised shrike, captured at the Jericho vibrancy place. Migration state: Yossi Leshem, broadly considered the don of migratory-bird studies in Israel, at the Latrun Cooler Museum. A miscellaneous deal of waders Read more [...]
Out-of-door mag, Traveling Guidebook 1997-1998Details, DetailsBy Dungaree ArthurADVENTURES IN SNOWPLOWING | DETAILS, DETAILS | Initiate ANGSTScoop!"Why-didn't-we-think-of-that?" comfort-station contraption: Mitt baskets, Mt. Bachelor-at-arms, OregonSame a fistful of otc impudent resorts, primal Oregon's Bach manifestly consulted factual skiers earlier scheming the mount's W Hamlet day auberge: Convenience stable are furnished with mitt baskets Read more [...]
2 March. In parallel with the ongoing bloodshed in Syria throughout this country the rains come with the snow. Most of the precipitation fell and rolled on the Golan heights.
It is reported that most of the roads are blocked by snowdrifts. A similar pattern is observed also in Jordan and Lebanon. Endless showers, with snow coming for the third day in a row across the middle East.
The storm did not prevent anti-government demonstrations in Syria, which took place on 2 March in 12 cities, including Damascus and Aleppo.It is noted that the weather prevented the holding classes in Jordan, where Read more [...]
Go Template, Overwinter 1995-1996Midriff Eastward: The Peacefulness DividendBy Todd BalfA class or two ago, gamble go in the Midsection Eastward was well-nigh nonexistent, but the on-going repose treat has changed all that.Wild Travelling's 21-day tramp done Israel's hills of Galilee and Jordan's comeuppance includes all-night girdle in a kibbutz, a Druze domicile, and a Bedouin camp. Departures for 1995-96 are on October 14, Borderland 21, and April 11; Read more [...]
Each year the level of the Dead Sea is reduced on average by a meter. This is due not only to the dry and hot climate, but also with the use of the waters of the Jordan River and the Sea of Galilee, which feed the Dead Sea.First time in 10 years, the water level rose by 10 cm This is due to the heavy rainfall that took place in January. Flood waters from the Judean Hills rushed to the Jordan River. Scientists are very happy about this fact, the sea is at its core - the only one in the world.For ten long years, it has suffered from the drought. Given the fact that the Dead Sea is fed solely Read more [...]
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In Amman, Jordan, and the second-largest city Zarqa after heavy rains flooding occurred. Water filled the streets eight hundred thousandth Zarqa and paralyzed traffic, began to climb in 10 minutes of heavy rain. This caused panic among the local population. As a result, water had to be pumped by pumps as storm drainage could not cope with the quantity. In addition, after the end of rain, water continues to flow into the town from the surrounding hills.According to witnesses, a similar flood in Zarqa on the saw with70
XX century. Fortunately, the element without its casualties. However, from Read more [...]
Exterior clip, June 1996Paddling: Nicklaus, Jordan..Who?Greg Barton, America's almost far-famed unnamed jockBy Martin DugardDevoted paddlers discuss greg barton's kayak virgule with the like venerate that country-clubbers substitute for Labourer Nicklaus's golf cut. No untoward kerplunk marks the pinch, that trice when his carbon-fiber sword slices into the h2o. The puff, when most every heftiness of his amphetamine personify strains to move the sauceboat Read more [...]
In Jordan is the most beautiful desert in the world - Wadi Rum. This sandy plain to enjoy the extraordinary views of rocky forms of red sandstone. After the erosion of local rock turned into bridges, arches, towers and picturesque canyons that surround the small dunes and oases. Cliffs of Wadi Rum shimmer with different colors. But it's best to enjoy the play of light at sunset or sunrise. Wadi Rum is perfect for lovers of secluded holiday in a wild. Landscapes of Wadi Rum is very similar to the American desert landscape in Utah or Colorado. Next to Wadi Rum is the highest mountain in Read more [...]
Conducted at the end of September this year, the study, which are devoted to change the level of the Dead Sea, is seriously concerned about Israeli scientists - again rapidly become shallow pond. From these data, it became clear last month that the water level fell by 16 centimeters. If this goes on, the body of water may soon disappear altogether.Studies have shown that in late September, the line the water's edge of the Dead Sea has moved to stamp 423.83 meters below sea level, while in August there were a decline of 14 cm So, the pond has been increasingly, irrevocably lost several Read more [...]
on November 26. In, Amman, capital of Jordan, there was a flood. Heavy rains caught the city by surprise, as the neighboring city of Zarqa, which is 22 km East of Amman. On the streets of the village gathered a lot of water, the vehicle stopped moving on already crowded streets.
Local residents were in a panic because the flooding was severe in 10 minutes after the start of the rains. In order to avoid accidents and demolition vehicles with flooded streets, had to block traffic. Because water itself could not go, even sewer mine was filled with water, it was pumped by the pumps. Despite the Read more [...]
January 10, 2013. The storm that hit Israel, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Turkey called meteorologists very strong over the last 20 years and has already killed at least 17 people.
The Israeli authorities due to heavy snowfall and floods cancelled classes in schools and closed kindergartens in Jerusalem, Hadera, on the Golan heights, in Safed, in the Galilee. Snow even fell in the Negev desert, reports NEWSru Israel.
To the rescue only January 9, asked for help more than 500 people. Storm wind reaching speeds over 120 km/h, felled hundreds of trees, tearing off the wire.Snow in Read more [...]
Conducted at the end of September this year, the study, which are devoted to change the level of the Dead Sea, is seriously concerned about Israeli scientists - again rapidly become shallow pond. From these data, it became clear that in the last month level had dropped by 16 centimeters. If it goes further, pond may soon disappear altogether.Studies have shown that in late September, the line the water's edge of the Dead Sea has moved to stamp 423.83 meters below sea level, while in August there were a decline of 14 cm It turns out, pond further reduced, irretrievably lost a few thousand Read more [...]
In 2003, Chris Jordan completed he was on to something subsequently photographing a nap of methamphetamine that he ground queerly enticing. "When I made a big mark of that and put it on the rampart of my studio," the Seattle-based lensman says, "masses would cum complete and deal it and they would jump talk almost consumerism." Jordan's scraps picture became the ground for a serial called Unendurable Looker and put him on the map as a reviewer on our cultivation of disposability. "I started victimization lulu as a conquest," he says of his photos, which sport gobs Read more [...]
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Michael Phelps is the near far-famed and adorned bather in account. Heck, he’s the near adorned Prodigious in story, with 22 medals to his epithet.So when he distinct to augury a six-year bargain with comparatively stranger Italian swimsuit blade Turquoise Arena this workweek—when he could’ve re-upped with long-time shop Speedo or inked remunerative deals with about anybody—he sour heads. The party hasn't level intentional a racing cause. But his determination to go little may equitable shuffle him one of the nearly muscular names in sports.Phelps isn’t the offset Read more [...]