Aqaba and Taba Bay, Jordan August 16th 2010 Aqaba and Taba Bay:
Aqaba has an astouding location: minutes to Saudi in one direction and very close to Egypt and Eilat in Israel. However, it is also a bit like seaside towns everywhere...lots of restaurants, shops selling diving gear and tourist tat and a few 'luxury ' hotels...
Not being divers (so no amazing fish and coral photos...)and by this time, just wanting to lie flat o ... 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