First 4 days in Jordon March 25th 2011 Day 11 – Leaving Egypt
We spent the morning on the beach enjoying our final hours in Egypt and taking one last look at the view before we headed off to catch the Ferry to Jordan. The port in Egypt was once of the few places in Egypt I felt uneasy, it was very obvious we did not fit in or belong a group of tourists going through security and entering a boat with thousands of local men we guess ... 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
Well its been 2 years since my last trip and its time for another adventure. This year I will be touring the Middle East from a geeks perspective. This trip will we be far more physically demanding than my last trip, and will probably have a lot less drinking.
This trip I will be touring Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Turkey and once I am in Istanbul I will take 2 weeks to find my way home depending on what flights are cheap, and where I feel like going. I will be updating this blog less frequently than my last trip as at times I will be going without internet access for a few days at a time.
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