Category Archives: Jordan

Fast and Easy Information to Visit Jordan

Unlike the response when I mention “Syria,” almost every tourist wants to see Petra. As mentioned earlier in this series, Jordan is perceived as a “safe country without any problems” and you can be fairly certain that there won’t be

Through The Desert Region of Jordan to Aqaba

The trip would finish in Aqaba via Wadi Rum Oasis. The two places are only separated by an hour’s car ride and easy to get to if you don’t get stuck in the sand which is exactly what happened. The

Visit “Little” Petra and Other Sights in The Area, Jordan

After Petra, Al Beidha or Little Petra is the next most important site for the casual visitor in Wadi Musa. This site is only a few kilometers (around a 10-minute drive) north of Petra and easily accessible by taxi or

Revisiting The Still Magnificent Petra, Jordan in 1996

That stupifying Treasury (Al-Khazneh) is the first sight before your eyes after coming through the 1.5 km/1 mile-long Siq and is considered Petra’s most magnificent sight. …View image… The Treasury is carved out of solid rock and stands over 40m/131′

The Wonders of Petra, Jordan in 1989

The Treasury is justifiably known as the most famous Petra monument and little has changed since it was first discovered. (More description on the return visit to Petra, 1996 follows.) But there are several other standouts in the incredible rock-cut

Seeing Petra, Jordan For The First Time in 1989

Petra, Petra, Petra. The movie location of “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” where the Treasury stood in for the Temple of the Grail. The spot where Moses struck a rock with his staff and water came forth, and where