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DAY 6 ALONG THE DESERT HIGHWAY AND WADI RUM

THERE IS A MAGNIFICENT ROAD WHICH LEADS FROM WADI MUSA (PETRA) ALL THE WAY THROUGH ONE OF THE MOST EXPANSIVE DESERTS IN THE WORLD AND WADI RUM ONE OF THE LAST DESERT OUTPOSTS.  THIS IS THE LAND OF TE LAWRENCE … Continue reading

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BEDOUIN LIFE AND CULTURE IN THE DESERT

TYPICAL BEDOUIN TENT: THE ART OF HOSPITALITY PREVAILS WITH SWEET BLACK BEDOUIN TEA AND FRESHLY GROUND COFFEE NOT TO MENTION SHISHA PIPES (APPLE TOBACCO)  BEDOUIN CAVE WHERE I HAD DINNER LAST NIGHT – LIFE CAN BE HARSH IN THE DESERT … Continue reading

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DAY 5 HIKING IN SPECTACULAR PETRA

The lost city of Petra is located in a Siq or deep ravine.  In order to reach the center of the city to view the most important and famous monument The Treasury a hiking path meanders through the various ancient … Continue reading

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PETRA IS OFFICIALLY ONE OF THE NEW SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD!!

Petra is officially one of the new “Seven Wonders of The World.”  At least that’s according to the privately run New 7 Wonders Foundation in Switzerland.  The winners: Chichen Itza in Mexico, Christ the Redeemer in Brazil, the Colosseum in … Continue reading

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