For three brave years, the Zion Freedom fighters on this rocky plateau, "The Zealots", managed to hold back Roman troops armed with every contemporary siege weapon available. Finally, a battering ram breached the wall of Masada
The Dead Sea, Israel/Jordan. Its surface and shores are 423 metres below sea level, Earth's lowest elevation on land. At deep, it is the deepest hypersaline lake in the world. I've floated here, a dream fulfilled!