Posts with the tag middle-east

Luxury in Luxor

Written on May 14, 2018 in Egypt

Luxor – November 10th – 12th 2017 We loved everything about Jordan. Everything from floating in the Dead Sea to the hospitality of the Jordanians. I had been apprehensive to take our family there at first thinking the country was part of the unrest everywhere, but was proved to be so wrong in my initial...

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Exploring Amman

Written on May 13, 2018 in Jordan

Amman – November 9th 2017 One of the last days in Jordan we explored the city of Amman. We had the car rental but didn’t dare try to drive it into the city. Traffic was a whole new ballgame over there! We contemplated taking the bus but I was a little nervous about that and...

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Petra was Siq

Written on April 23, 2018 in Jordan

Petra – November 7th – 8th 2017 Petra! Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the south of Jordan. The city is famous for its rock-cut architecture. It took us 3 hours to drive to Petra from Madaba. Not too bad and the roads were pretty much in good condition with not too much...

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Float On

Written on April 22, 2018 in Jordan

Dead Sea – November 6th 2017 Jordan was a location that we added in after our travels started. A last minute decision and that meant even less planning than usual (not that we planned too much). We knew that we wanted to see the Dead Sea. We drove out of Madaba and surprisingly were able...

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We’ll miss our Greek salad and our GPS!

Written on February 24, 2018 in Jordan

Madaba – November 5th 2017 Surprise!! We have arrived in Jordan. Leaving Europe was a big step. We had been in the European bubble for months and it was nice and a little nerve racking. Jordan in all honesty didn’t scream luxury and easy travel. It did grab me with it’s promise of adventure! We...

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