Wadi Rum – Desert, Jordan 2

The Wadi Rum is probably known to most people in relation to “Lawrence of Arabia”. I never really thought I’d actually go there, but I’m so happy that I did. It is fascinating! It’s a particularly unusual desert 800 metres above sea level, in that it has massive sandstone and […]

Petra, Jordan-Ancient City

A pleasant 2 klm walk through a narrow gorge, while amazing in itself, does not hint at what is suddenly revealed when you emerge from the Siq though the ‘lightning bolt’ shaped opening and see the ‘awe-inspiring’ Treasury, cut into the sandstone cliff face. The ancient city of Petra was […]