Post Tagged with: "Petra"

Let’s Go To Jordan: A Wonder of a Country

Let’s go to Jordan Float in the Dead Sea. Snorkel in the Red Sea. Explore the lost city of Petra. Camp in the Wadi Rum desert. Hike through river canyons of Wadi Mujib. Savour Iftar[Read More…]

Jordan: The Oasis of Calm in the Middle East

Over the past few years, I have been to the Middle East a few times covering Dubai, Oman, Turkey, Israel and Jordan. Given a choice to go back to only one of these in the[Read More…]

by September 23, 2015 Destinations: International, Jordan

Jordan / Petra: Say Hello to the Bedouin Women

Wherever you have tourists, you will have souvenir and trinket sellers. And some of them make for great portraits. Like the two Bedouin women I met in Petra.

by November 2, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan

Jordan / Petra Tour VII: The Bazaar Street, Great Temple and more!

This is a part of a series on Petra in Jordan (not possible to cover all in one post) The wonders of Petra continue as I walked – here is more! Colonnaded Street (100 –[Read More…]

by October 28, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan

Jordan / Petra Tour VI: The Colourful Caves

This is a part of a series on Petra in Jordan (not possible to cover all in one post). What do you get when Mother Nature decides to wield the paint brush? If the natural[Read More…]

by October 27, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan

Jordan / Petra Tour V: The Tombs and the Theatre

This is a part of a series on Petra in Jordan (not possible to cover all in one post). The Treasury is the most famous landmark in Petra, and may fool you into thinking that[Read More…]

by October 27, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan

Jordan / Petra Tour IV: The Treasury or Al Khazneh

This is a part of a series on Petra in Jordan (not possible to cover all in one post). The most famed of Jordan’s landmarks is a mystery. Why was the Al Khazneh, or The[Read More…]

by October 27, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan

Jordan / Petra Tour III: You are never alone inside the Siq

This is a part of a series on Petra in Jordan (not possible to cover all in one post). The Siq, the passage to the city of Petra, was formed by the natural splitting of[Read More…]

by October 26, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan

Jordan / Petra Tour II: Walking through the Siq

This is a part of a series on Petra in Jordan (not possible to cover all in one post). The Siq is one of the most interesting mile long (actually less than a mile, about[Read More…]

by October 25, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan

Jordan / Petra: Care for a donkey taxi? Or a horse or camel taxi?

Would you like a donkey taxi to tour Petra? Exploring the ancient city is no mean task if you want to get a good look. It almost seems endless. With the sun at its harshest[Read More…]

by October 25, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan