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Photos: New 7th Wonder of the World, Petra, Jordan

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

Indiana Jones shot. The Al-Khazneh or Treasury
You first walk 1.2kms through the Siq or Canyon which suddenly opens up to the beautiful and awe-inspiring Al Khazneh or Treasury.

Street of Facades Camels and me Camel without me Cats are everywhere in the Middle East. Soldiers tomb or Garden Triclinium Al Deir the Monastery The Japanese guy. Central Petra overview from the Fortress
Random shots of Petra.

Wadi Musa sunset shot from dorm room.
A shot of the sunset over Wadi Musa the main town overlooking Petra. This was taken from the dorm room of the Valentine Hotel. They had an amazing buffet with grilled chicken, pilaf, baked potatoes, and 20 different plates of Mez (salads) all for $5US. Fantastic.

Indiana Steve: Petra, Jordan

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

Ever heard of Indian Jones and the last crusade? I kind of remember the film but not entirely, but one thing I do remember was that canyon scene where they are riding horses through the tiny crevissed opening and then popping up in front of these amazing looking building carved out of stone. Well, that is Petra “the red rose city”, at least one small part of it.
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Photos: Wadi Rum, Jordan

Sunday, October 14th, 2007
Lawrence Spring with wasps Walking up the Red Dunes[Continue reading this entry]

Jordan: Wadi Rum desert

Sunday, October 14th, 2007
One of the inspiring things to do while visiting Jordan is to spend a day or three out in the desert in Wadi Rum. Basically, it is a comglomoration of various desert scapes that are elevated even more so ... [Continue reading this entry]

I am the greatest traveler ever!*

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007
Africa is done, finito, completo, doneo, arriva derci, see ya wouldn't want to be ya, chow baby, later gator, and on and on and on. One year five months in the big and scary Africa (yes big, not really ... [Continue reading this entry]

Time to move on: Photos Nuweiba

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007
It's time to get moving. Regardless how long I could stay, it still came down to the point that I have a job to do. Scratch that, job and me will not co-exist. Jobs are for other ... [Continue reading this entry]

Nuweiba, Sinai, Egypt: The Zen of traveling?

Monday, October 1st, 2007
Okay, I don't really know what "Zen" is but in my context it is being stuck in one place for ten days now and feeling, well, happy/content about it. Now it wasn't a snap of the finger thing as ... [Continue reading this entry]