Entries from 'Jordan'

a night in the desert

For the last part of my trip I went down to the Red Sea to Aqaba. From here, you can see Israel, Egypt and even Saudi Arabia.  It was scorching hot and the nearby beach offered only little cooling. After a day of roasting in the heat, we decided to go for an overnight trip…

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between rocks and stones

We spent a day exploring Petra, the ancient holy city built in the mountains near Wadi Musa. After an early morning start, we walked through the magnificant rock formations that form the Siq and lead to the Treasury. The sight of this majestic place cast in the reddish stone wall is truly awe-inspiring. From there,…

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salty seas and starry skies

From the hills of Amman, we went down to the Dead Sea and as I was still battling a cold, the climate there was the perfect cure :) I’d been there once before and as I remembered, it was extremely hot, incredibly salty and very healthy to go for a swim and rub your body…

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“Welcome to Jordan”

After a long journey I arrived in Jordan and people everywhere welcomed me to their beautiful country. On the first night in Amman I joined my friends for a true global nomad wedding. From every continent, people had come to Amman to celebrate with Herb and Majd, and it was an unforgettable experience. At some…

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