Sharm, Wadi Rum and Petra November 18th 2011 It is nearly 7pm on Friday and I am sitting in the Kings Way Hotel in Petra, Jordan after two days of extreme lows and extreme highs.
HOWEVER just a note to those interested. We will be out of cell phone coverage for 2 days. We get to Frankfurt at 0530am on Sunday (local time) and will once again be on our NZ cell phone numbers. So if anyone is texting don't expect a reply until then.
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Middle East » Jordan » South 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