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Walking back down from the Place of High Sacrifice  
   

Walking back down from the Place of High Sacrifice

Days 186-189: Jordan

August 1st 2007
Arriving so late into Jordan (Thanks to the wonderful organisation of the Egyptian ferry companies) we didn't see much of Aqaba, and headed out the next morning for the Wadi Rum desert. Wadi Rum was awesome, we took jeeps out off-roading into the desert and stopped off to climb sand dunes, take photos and stop at the place that Lawrence of Arabia hid out all those years ago! It was perfect temp ... read more
Middle East » Jordan

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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