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Bucket list: float in the Dead Sea. I dare you to see how long you last- boy does it sting!

Bucket list: float in the Dead Sea. I dare you to see how long you last- boy does it sting! I think it does sting because of all that salt!

The Dead Sea coastline.

The Dead Sea coastline. The Dead Sea borders Jordan, Palestine and Israel. Because of high salt content, it feels like you are floating even when swimming. Photo: Nickolay Vinokurov at Subhi's beach house

Pin this huge Israel flag

The record for the world's largest flag belongs to an Israeli banner. The huge blue and white flag, measuring feet long and 330 feet wide and weighing tons was unfurled in 2007 beneath the ancient Jewish desert fortress of Masada

The Dead Sea - #Israel

The Dead Sea - Israel. The Dead Sea is named such due to the high level of salt in the water left from evaporation, that makes it unlivable to sea life.

King Herod's Tomb. Israel

King Herod's Tomb in Israel. Found in Herodium in by archaeologist Ehud Netzer, a Hebrew University professor who has been working at Herodium since Herod died in 4 B. in Jericho.

The cliff-hanging St. George’s Monastery in Israel. Photographed by Philip Bloom during a visit to Wadi Qelt for CNN’s new show The Wonder List with Bill Weir – Sundays at 10pm ET on CNN, starting March 1, 2015

This one I have actually seen in real life! The cliff-hanging St. George’s Monastery in Israel. Photographed by Philip Bloom during a visit to Wadi Qelt for CNN’s new show The Wonder List with Bill Weir – Sundays at ET on CNN, starting March 2015

The Bethesda Pool, Site of One of Jesus’ Miracles

Bethesda pool where Jesus performed miracles, was this a Mikveh(Jewish ritual bath)? The Siloam Pool has been identified as a mikveh.