King's Highway from Madaba to Karak Castle November 15th 2010 The King's highway is one of the three North-South arteries of Jordan. The others are the Dead Sea highway to the West and the Desert Highway to the East. The Desert highway is a modern freeway that is quite busy, but both the Dead Sea and King's highways are twisted scenic roads with some spectacular views.
We travelled the King's highway South from Madaba to Karak Castle. It crosses Wadi Muji ... 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
We are Canadians living in Doha, Qatar. N.. was born in Sri Lanka, E.. was born in Poland and W.. was born in Canada.
This summer we were over the map starting in different places. Then we joined together in Zambia, and after a short trip to Chobe NP in the Okowongo delta, we proceeded east via Malawi to Northern Mozambique.
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