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Crossing to Jordan and first meal:)

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After a really long drive in Syria we entered Jordan via Jaber, which is probably one of the most used border crossing by visitors. The whole process with paper work took us around two hours. We got our visas at…

Welcome to…

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Once we had docked in Nuweiba, the fun started. Welcome to Egypt… or to Hell. Firstly the ferry called Queen Nefertiti was delayed about 3 hours and secondly when we finally had arrived to the harbor, for some reasons we…

Mujib and Dana Natural Reserves

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Mujib Nature Reserve is the lowest nature reserve in the world, with a spectacular array of scenery near the east coast of the Dead Sea. We were driving around Mujib Nature Reserve enjoying magnificent views created by the Mother Nature…

Sinai Peninsula – Sharm and Dahab

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Sinai is a beautiful region of stunning desert and rich marine environments, wedged between Africa and Asia. It is called an intercontinental crossroads – prophets, nomads, exiles and conquerors have all left their footprints here. Due to unique location, Sinai…

Towards African mainland

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We decided to leave stunning Ras Mohammed and Sinai Peninsula and  go towards Cairo and Giza. To get to African mainland we used the  Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel, which is an automobile tunnel under the Suez Canal. When we finally got…

Amman

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Amman is the capital of Jordan and also city of contrasts – a unique blend of old and new. There are plenty of modern buildings, hotels, restaurant, coffee shops and art galleries. The city is crowned by the Citadel and…

Dead Sea

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Dead Sea Depression – definitely one of the most amazing places in the world. It is situated in beautiful landscape of the Jordan Rift Valley and it’s the lowest spot on earth at more than 400m below sea level. The…

Machaerus

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During our exploration of the Jordan Valley, we visited Machaerus (Mukawir) – the execution site of the John Baptist. …

Petra

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Maps of PeraPetra – I guess most of us have seen famous Indiana Jones and the Holy Grail. The most famous action of the movie was taken in that site. No wonder that Hollywood had chosen Petra as this…

Wadi Rum on our own

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Wadi Rum – (Wadi = dry river valley characteristic for the desert) also knows as the Valley of the Moon is a valley cut into the sandstone and granite rocks. It is the largest wadi in Jordan. A maze of…

Aqaba

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Aqaba – greatly prized as Jordan’s window to the sea. It brings a refreshing release from the rose-colored desert to the north. It is also the largest city on the Gulf of Aqaba and Jordan’s only coastal City. No wonder,…

SYRIA Part 1

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  Many of you asked us, how we managed to cross Syria as situation inside the country hasn’t  been clear. We were in Syria only one day, but it was one of the most unforgettable days, we are going to…

Cappadocia – The lunar land!

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Cappadocia - the land of lunar landscapes and surreal scenery full of ancient churches and cave dwellings, which is situated deep in the heart of Turkey. Cappadocia consists of soft volcanic tuff that has been sculpted over million years into…

Three Lakes

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After Pamukkale we were driving towards Cappadocia, however we needed to do some stops as the distance was around 660 kilometers. It was 3 days of driving around this part of Turkey, which is not really touristy. We passed like…

Pamukkale and Hierapolis

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Pamukkale is one the famous attractions in Turkey, but the town itself is not really big. We arrived there quite late, and even parking somewhere on the street for the night seemed to be difficult. We found the only one…

Ephesus – the archeological site

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Even if you are not interested in ancient culture, the beauty of the ruins of Efes will impress you. This site is really well-preserved and you can get vision and feeling how life looked here in Roman times. Especially taking…

Selcuk and Ephesus (Efes)

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It looks that, after Bergama and Perganum, we still weren’t fed up with ancient history and architecture and we drove towards Ephesus. We stopped in Selcuk, not only because Roman ruins of Ephesus are on its doorstep, but also because…

Bergama

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A long time ago, actually from 3rd century BC to 1st century AD Bergama or if you prefer Perganum was one of the richest and powerful small kingdoms of the Mediterranean See. Today it is an extensive and well presented…

SYRIA part II

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On the border Decision had been made – we decided to cross Syria via Kasab. The first thing we heard from the first guy we met on the Syrian border was:  “Welcome to Syria and ohhh…. how do they say..God…