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Up to the top of Mt Sinai 16 In Jordan

This is the Jordanian flag and across the sea is Israel
Up to the top of Mt Sinai

April 6th 2006
Geo: 29.4045, 34.9758We had a 2am wake up call this morning, as we are going up Mt Sinai, which sounds like hard work. We began our walk at 3am, 5 minutes later I take the camel option- I wouldn't want the camels to get lazy and unfit!! The sky was beautiful and full of stars. The ride was really smooth and enjoyable in the dark. Passed lots of people walking up. It was getting cooler as I g ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Aqaba

Jordanian Flag 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
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