The dead sea and Jerash March 27th 2011 Day 15 - Dead sea and the promised land.
After taking a cloudy rainy day to recover and get things done it was nice to start early on day 15 and head straight to the dead sea for a dip in some of the saltiest water on the planet. You really are able to read a magazine or newspaper while sitting on top of the water, it was an interesting feeling being able to walk until your feet don't touch the ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » North » Jerash 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
Well its been 2 years since my last trip and its time for another adventure. This year I will be touring the Middle East from a geeks perspective. This trip will we be far more physically demanding than my last trip, and will probably have a lot less drinking.
This trip I will be touring Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Turkey and once I am in Istanbul I will take 2 weeks to find my way home depending on what flights are cheap, and where I feel like going. I will be updating this blog less frequently than my last trip as at times I will be going without internet access for a few days at a time.
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