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TREKKING, BEACHING, SWIMMING, FERRYING

May 22nd 2009
DAY 38 Up this morning to head to St Catherine's Monastery at the foot of the valley to Mount Sinai. St Catherine's Monastery was constructed between 527 and 565 AD. It was built around what was thought to be Moses' Burning Bush which has a chapel built atop of it. It has priceless works of art, including Arab mosaics, Greek and Russian icons, western oil paintings , fine sacerdotal orna ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Aqaba

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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