Jordan - The Dead Sea - Day 22 October 5th 2007 The next day we drove south and visited Madaba where there is a church with an ancient mosaic map of the Middle East set in the floor and Mount Nebo from where Moses is reputed to have first seen the Promised Land. Then down through some magnificent scenery to the Dead Sea.
Ian wanted a photo of the vehicles set against the sea so we found a place where we could get down to the ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » West » Al Karak 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