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Crossing to Jordan and first meal:)

Crossing to Jordan and first meal:)

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 the border – 20JD (Jordan Dinar) =  around 30 USD (and...
Welcome to…

Welcome to…

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 needed to spend another 60 minutes inside the...
Mujib and Dana Natural Reserves

Mujib and Dana Natural Reserves

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 in that part of Jordan....
Sinai Peninsula – Sharm and Dahab

Sinai Peninsula – Sharm and Dahab

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 has...
Ras Mohammed – Marine Paradise part I

Ras Mohammed – Marine Paradise part I

VISA INFO! I am going to write about as lots of us may find it useful. You don’t have to get a full visa if you are planning to stay only in Sinai between Sharm el-Sheikh and Taba. You can get 15 day stay, free of charge entry stamp at the Sharm main airport or in...
Towards African mainland

Towards African mainland

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 on the other side Charlie wanted to see...
Amman

Amman

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 a hill with ruins of the Temple of Hercules. At...
Dead Sea

Dead Sea

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 Dead Sea depression is called by Jordanians the...
Petra

Petra

Maps of Pera Petra – 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 is amazing place. Almost as spectacular as the monuments themselves...
Wadi Rum on our own

Wadi Rum on our own

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 monolithic rocks capes rise up very high (up to 1,800m) creating a...
Aqaba

Aqaba

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, that Aqaba in one of the major tourist...
SYRIA Part 1

SYRIA Part 1

  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 remember for long… Visas Our adventure with Syria started...
Cappadocia – The lunar land!

Cappadocia – The lunar land!

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 incredible shapes...
Three Lakes

Three Lakes

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 20 signs saying “Ada” and we were...
Pamukkale and Hierapolis

Pamukkale and Hierapolis

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 campsite there, but we couldn’t negotiate a good...
Ephesus – the archeological site

Ephesus – the archeological site

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 into consideration information that first...
Selcuk and Ephesus (Efes)

Selcuk and Ephesus (Efes)

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 of the Temple of Artemis, which...
Bergama

Bergama

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 site of ruins situated on hill on the outskirts...