Roaming Byzantine: Southern Jordan (the Rose City and Lawrence’s Arabia) December 25th 2008 At Wadi Musa we check in to our hotel and wash the remaining Dead Sea salt from our hair before joining our guide on the short walk downhill to the entrance to Petra. It’s already quite cold under the clear night sky, but ‘Petra by night’ is too good an opportunity to pass up.
The site authority lay down the ground rules for the walk down to the Treasury - no mobiles, no flash photos, no ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South 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
We've been living in the UK for four years now and have racked up some serious kilometres by rail, road and air and have enjoyed every minute of it! Luckily we don't own a car over here or our carbon footprint would be through the roof!
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