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Photos: Amman, Jordan

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007


No, I haven’t turned into a suitcase traveler. Just a girls stuff that I met on the bus from Israel and we decided to hit some spots.

distant shot The Citidel in Amman Sky pillars Amman Amman city
Amman’s not too bad. Got a room with tv. Internet is not too bad. Have a chicken place I go to every day. Plus they have some nice ruins right on top of the hill overlooking the city.

Right about here is where Roman architecture kicks in. Heading north it just gets better. Sure would like to go to Syria. Bastards. I am not done trying yet however. Just have to see.

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 ... [Continue reading this entry]

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]