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Lawrence's Spring  

Lawrence's Spring

On Camelback in the desert thinking about the Red Sea

July 16th 2009
Book says that Wadi Rum offers some of the most extraordinary desert scenery you’ll ever see. But in the middle of the day sitting on the back of a camel, extraordinary is not the case. When I was travelling South American 2 years back I read a book on Lawrence of Arabia written by a guy who read his books and other peoples books on him. A brilliant noval that made me wonder was travelling a ful ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Wadi Rum

Jordanian Flag For most of its history since independence from British administration in 1946, Jordan was ruled by King HUSSEIN (1953-99). A pragmatic ruler, he successfully navigated competing pressures from the major powers (US, USSR, and UK), various Arab states... ... read more
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