Tag Archives: Jordan

Jerash…Ruins of the 2nd century Roman city in the North of Jordan with views of the new city.

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Photo: Jerash…Ruins of the 2nd century Roman city in the North of Jordan

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Wadi Rum…a majestic landscape in Jordan

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Wadi Rum is perhaps best known as the hangout of T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) when he made this his headquarters during the Arab Revolt in 1917 – 1918 Lawrence wrote about the monumental landscape in Seven Pillars of more »

Photo: Camels…the taxicabs of Petra take a break while waiting for a fare.

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Photo: A cute couple….donkey’s for hire in Petra, Jordan

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Petra…Ancient Capital of the Nabataeans

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 National Geographic has put it on their list of “25 Places You Must See Before Your Die” and UNESCO made it a World Heritage Site in 1985. It is the iconic image of Jordan and the main tourist attraction for more »

Photo: Young boy waiting for a fare in the valley at Petra, Jordan

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Photo: Switchbacks in Wadi Mujib on the way to Petra, Jordan

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Down the Kings Highway to Petra, Jordan

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My ultra-gregarious innkeeper Raymond Alassad at the Amman Pasha Hotel made arraignments for my friend Paula and I to have a car and driver to take us to Petra .  There are two routes down to Petra…the direct route on more »

Photo: The 2nd century Roman Theatre in Amman houses the small but interesting Museum of Popular Traditions…filled with costumes, jewelry and mosaics..

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