Waking up with a view like this, was I still dreaming? After all, I got less than 3 hours of sleep since stargazing. The Mars-like landscape was unbelievable except…for the bulldozer. I was up for the sunrise but the sun was over the mountain on the right side so I didn’t get to see it.… Read More Morning Hike at Memories Aicha Luxury Camp, Wadi Rum
The same drill as yesterday, quick breakfast at 6 and then straight to the Treasury as fast as we could! The camels were there this morning so I took a quick snap. The Bedouins approached us to the “best view” and after rounds of bargaining, we got the price down to 50 JD for the… Read More Early Morning in Petra and Mars-like Landscape of Wadi Rum
How to avoid crowds in Petra? Start early as soon as the gate opens at 6 AM! However, breakfast began at 6 so we grab a quick bite and took water and bananas with us. Breakfast at the hotel wasn’t anything special but I just like having something hot in my tummy to begin my… Read More The Rose City of Petra
The morning sun ray lighted up the Israel side of the Dead Sea into a golden glow. What a view in the early morning! We had a full-day schedule today so we got up and headed straight to breakfast to start early. They had this setup in front of the breakfast room to give an… Read More Jordan: Ma’in Hot Springs is a Scam and Petra Light Festival is a Huge Disappointment!
After a short 3 hours flight from Doha, we landed at Amman at 12:15 PM, Jordan which marked our 50th country milestone after 13 years of travel! Arriving at Amman was so different than in Doha, there was no special line for business class passengers; I think we got spoiled haha. We purchased the Jordan… Read More 50th Country Milestone at Jordan – 1st Stop Dead Sea