Aqaba - Wadi Rum and a Desert Lunch April 2nd 2019 April 1st
After 3 sea days its nice to get feet back on terra firma.
We came to Jordan and in particular Petra in 2014 (you’ll have to go back and read the blog) and it is still the main tourist attraction when you come to Jordan.
As you arrive at the berth, you have four countries visible from the ship. Egypt is on your port side (left), Israel to the front, Jordan on the star ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Aqaba 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