Petra is astonishing, and has a gap in the market for an enterprising ice-cream seller. The desert is hot, the Dead Sea is very salty, I am not actually going to buy an iPhone for the sake of the star map app, but it briefly tempted, and photos will follow.
*And that's pale. I was able to spot my party at some distance on the Dead Sea beach simply by scanning for the palest group of people. We all but sparkled.