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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…

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…

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 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…

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,…

Wadi Rum

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Wadi Rum is a wildlife reserve 2 hours south of Amman. It provides fantastic photo opportunities due to the amazing colour contrasts between the sand and the hills. Unfortunately we weren’t there at sunset or sunrise which would have allowed…

Saudi…..

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Saudi Arabia   Saudi, Saudi, Saudi………………. I won’t forget a quote from the Saudi King in 1930 –  ”My Kingdom will survive only insofar as it remains a country difficult to access, where the foreigner will have no other aim,…