Petra November 16th 2010 N..'s been itching to visit Petra since he first heard about it. He was very close in 1990 when he visited Dahab in the Sinai in Egypt and spent 3 days on a camel safari to the coloured Canyon. From there it was only an hour ferry to Aqaba and a few hours drive to Petra. He didn't make it then, but 20 years later, he finally did.
Wow! No need to write about it. Just look at the pictures ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Petra 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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