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  • MAY 6 – AQABA, JORDAN Our 2nd day in Aqaba was quiet: shopping for a magnet with my friend Abdullah…. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/92262/79E8595CCD103A65F7D6FC0E8734C9F4.jpg Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 9 | May 8, 2018
  • MAY 5 - AQABA - PETRA PART 2 A place to park? Petra is mentioned extensively in the Old Testament. At the time of the Exodus, it was just outside the city of Petra that, tradition says, Moses str Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 9 | May 6, 2018
  • MAY 5 - AQABA - PETRA PART 1 We traveled 2 hours north from the port of Aqaba through the hills and valleys and mountains of Jordan to the ancient city of Petra. In 2007 Petra won 2nd place on th Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 9 | May 6, 2018
  • PetraThe English guy, Dutch guy, and a Swedish guy also staying at my hostel were all on the Petra bus with me. The English guy parted ways and stayed in a different hostel in Petra, but the rest of us Posted by KatetheCatLady in Karen's Around the World Catcation | Apr 15, 2018
  • 1033. Arriving in JordanThe atmosphere is electric as the Traveler gets off the taxi and finds himself instantly immersed in the sounds, smells and colors of this land. Gone are the solitary, vast open plazas and wide, shady boulevards of Central Asia. Posted by Parkbenchtour in 2011 Travels | Nov 3, 2011
  • Afraid in the Ladies RoomNext destination - Amman Jordan. This leg was 5 hours I think and we landed around 5:30 am their time. I was flying on Royal Jordanian Airlines - my first time with that company and as we came Posted by EverywhereStill in Adventures by EverywhereStill | May 25, 2010
  • AmmanI arrived in Jordan mid-day and had previously arranged a car from the hostel to pick me up. The twenty or so minute drive set me back about $30, and I soon came to realize Jordan is not very backpacker Posted by KatetheCatLady in Karen's Around the World Catcation | Jan 22, 2018
  • PetraBecause I booked the tour through the hotel, they had breakfast waiting, even though it wasn't breakfast time yet. I joined another hotel guest who was going on the tour, and we had a pleasant meal until the tour Posted by spsadventures in Adventures by spsadventures | Sep 25, 2011
  • Ancient timesOne of my days in Jordan I spent in Jerash, an antique city that was inhabited from 3000 BC till 740 AD. Very large and impressive, although a couple of earthquakes have leveled it quite efficiently. Some of the nice Posted by reinder.prins in Athens to Australia, the scenic route | Feb 24, 2011
  • Finally seeing the wonderFrom Tel Aviv I bussed over to Petra, Jordan via Eilat and Aqqaba - the process of leaving Israel is a lot less painfull and way faster then entering! The bus from Tel Aviv to Eilat was loaded with young Posted by reinder.prins in Athens to Australia, the scenic route | Apr 20, 2011
  • Entering the Middle EastAs-Salamu Alykum or hello in English (it literally means 'Peace be upon you' in Arab)! After a 5 hour flight with a stop-off in Beirut I finally arrived at 1 AM on Wednesday morning in Amman, Jordan. It turned out that Posted by reinder.prins in Athens to Australia, the scenic route | Feb 22, 2011
  • Journey to JordanA few years ago, I decided the next chapter in my life would be one filled with adventure! So I stepped completely outside of my comfort zone and started traveling solo (occasionally with friends) and I haven't looked back!!! Best Posted by HappyWanderer in Travel is Good For the Soul | Nov 13, 2017
  • Chapter 29 - JordanPetra - One of the Wonders of the World. Petra, the ancient Nabataean city carved into the red sandstone cliffs of southern Jordan, is one of the wonders of the World. The iconic Siq, the 2km long narrow sandstone Posted by capetocape2017 in Cape to Cape 2017. By Land. Mostly | Nov 13, 2017
  • Finally in AmmanWe eventually left the hotel for the Airport at 7pm. The trip lasted only 30 minutes, but the checkin took 1.50 hours and we were at the front of the queue. It took a lot of diplomacy and Posted by Oldsapper in Family Travels | Nov 5, 2017
  • In Amman for a Short WhileWhile not looking forward to another long flight leg, I was looking forward to getting onboard and getting my first closeup look of a Dreamliner. It was all fresh and new, the staff were friendly and efficient and the Posted by Oldsapper in Family Travels | Oct 29, 2017
  • The Red SeaI hope to write later. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/9046 Posted by EvaMariaTravels in Through the Middle East 2008 | Jul 23, 2008
  • Entered JordanWe have now arrived in Amman and I can't wait until tomorrow to see more of this town, but I gotta get to bed now. Take care, Eva Maria Posted by EvaMariaTravels in Through the Middle East 2008 | Jul 20, 2008
  • Around AmmanA bit here, a bit there [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/904692/large_873 Posted by EvaMariaTravels in Through the Middle East 2008 | Jul 20, 2008
  • This is oddA profoundly odd experience. That is as good as I can describe getting into the Dead Sea. It looks like normal water, when you touch it, it feels like water. But then you walk into it and realize that somethings Posted by EvaMariaTravels in Through the Middle East 2008 | Jul 21, 2008
  • PetraWill write later. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/904692/large_917petra Posted by EvaMariaTravels in Through the Middle East 2008 | Jul 22, 2008
  • R & R by the Dead SeaAt last a day with nothing scheduled--time to relax. This is truly a beautiful hotel that makes the most of the setting. After breakfast, I walked slowly down to the Dead Sea. To get there, one goes down through Posted by mlld3536 in A New Pilgrimage | Sep 15, 2015
  • Indiana Jones and UsToday was our Super-Tourist day, focused on our trip to the ancient Nabataean city of Petra, known to most of us from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. A major difference we have found in the Jordanian part of our trip Posted by mlld3536 in A New Pilgrimage | Sep 13, 2015
  • Last Day of TouringLost a lot of time here! Covered a lot in often enervating heat, so I gave myself a break on the blog front, though a lot happened that I want to relate at some length. I am writing Posted by mlld3536 in A New Pilgrimage | Sep 14, 2015
  • Another CountryThis morning we bade farewell to Israel and to about one-third of our traveling companions and got on the road before 8:00. It took about an hour and fifteen minutes to get to the border crossing, and then things really got Posted by mlld3536 in A New Pilgrimage | Sep 12, 2015
  • Petra After taking an early night, I was collected at my hotel at 6:30am (no problem, as sunrise was already 2 hours earlier) to take me to the Jordanian border, for I was on a day trip to Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels 🌍 | Nov 5, 2014
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