Blogs from Amman, North, Jordan, Middle East - page 28


Middle East » Jordan » North » Amman October 9th 2002

We only had a brief time in Jordan, but its been great, mostly. We are currently in Amman and are off to Damascus tomorrow afternoon. The boat across from Nuweiba, Egypt to Aqaba, Jordan was fine, it was a nice, newish catamaran. The trip was so smooth, you hardly felt like you were moving at all. Passport control at aqaba was strange, our passports were collected from us as we got off the boat, then we were bussed to the arrivals hall and had to wait for our names to be called out so we could collect our passports with the visas stamped in them. We had to wait until the end while all the easier Arabic names were called first. We caught a taxi to Wadi Musa (Petra) that evening with a Canadian couple. The ... read more
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Middle East » Jordan » North » Amman December 20th 2001

i had travelled to sri lanka via jordan departing from london, with my parents and older brother, went with the national airline, royal jordanian airlines which i thought gave a reasonable service. landed in Amman and were transported to our hotel on the edge of the city. jordan is very much dry grass land country, and amazing sites. for example we had 2 days there and we went to Petra in the south were the ancient statues and caves are. is was very much a memorable place and if anyone gets the chance to stop off in jordan, i wuold recommend it. ... read more

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