Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a city of hills and windy streets. It looks just like I’d imagined it. Off-white stone buildings with small windows, plenty of construction, and the sound of the Muslim call to prayer every few hours. Amman is a city that demands a lot of […]
Like the surface of Mars, the vast and beautiful Wadi Rum desert is a captivating place. Forget the Lawrence of Arabia association for a while (although I have to admit, that was a big part of my interest in visiting) and enjoy the silence, the tough beauty, and the calm.
Petra, the Lost City, is the most important tourist site in Jordan. It’s also one of the 7 “new” Wonders of the world. Petra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site (The World Heritage Site title means that Petra is protected internationally as a culturally important landmark) and one of the most
Jordan is a safe, welcoming, and incredibly photogenic land in the Middle East. Bordered by mountains, the Dead Sea, The Red Sea, enormous deserts and lush, green hills, Jordan has a little bit of everything. Combining beautiful landscapes with the history and physical reminders of thousands of years of settlement,
Jordan flies under the “next best travel destination” radar most of the time. The name might be familiar but it’s often heard in the context of Israel or goings on in the middle east. But Jordan is worthy of your attention. This little country in the middle east has a