Wadi Rum, Jordan November 18th 2011 Anyone visiting Jordan HAS to spend a night in Wadi Rum! The trip will be incomplete otherwise.
Wadi Rum is a majestic valley (wadi means valley) with mountains shooting out of flat ground. It’s the largest and arguably most breathtaking wadi in Jordan. The sandstone and granite rocks look like orange coral beds that have risen up to 2,000 feet. Seriously, the place looks like it was under th ... read more
Middle East » Jordan 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