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Today’s Photo: Little Petra in Jordan

A man rests near part of Little Petra in Wadi Musa, Jordan

A man rests near part of Little Petra

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Photos of Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum Desert in Jordan

Wadi Rum is the desert in Jordan south of Petra and north of Aqabba. Through our hostel in Wadi Musa (the town near Petra), we were able to arrange transport on a mini bus to the outskirts of Wadi Rum. However, even though we had pre-purchased our tickets, when we arrived at the bus stop we discovered that there were no more seats. There was also no more floor space, as other travelers had taken those spots as well.  Instead, we were given ‘seats’ in the bus driver’s son’s truck. Lets just say his driving left a lot to be … Read More

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Walking on Water: the Siq trail in Wadi Mujib

The water filled Wadi Mujib Siq in Jordan

We had planned to spend our first day in Jordan driving down the King’s Highway from Madaba towards Petra. We had been told that the historic road offered interesting scenery and many stopping points of interest. The night before we had worked with our hotel to hire a car to take us on our desired route with stops at a few recommended sites. Afterwards we took a short stroll through the town and pretty soon our clothes were plastered to our bodies and we were exhausted from the intense heat of the Jordanian summer.  It was enough to convince us to throw away … Read More

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