Travel Blogs from Jerash, Jordan

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Rock the Temple, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Rock the Temple

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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First official day of exploring in Jordan.  Everyone knows Petra, but there is much more to see and do! Traveled to the ancient ruins of Jerash:  'one f the best preserved, most dramatic, and explorable Roman cities in the Middle East' and I ...

Soldiers and Wildflowers in the Decapolis, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Soldiers and Wildflowers in the Decapolis

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... of Yankee Doodle Dandy.  The friendly voice came from Tom, one of a group of American soldiers on a training in Jordan.  They were learning about Middle Eastern culture, so that if they were deployed or redeployed in Iraq, they would understand ...

Jerash Sucks.., Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash Sucks..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... , night shots and the like. Certainly beats having some useless hack take a photo of you that cuts out half your head. Not painting a great picture of Jordan am I. Well it gets better I promise. Next pod, Aqaba - Jordan. Love, Nath and ...

Our list of favorites for the first 6 months!, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Our list of favorites for the first 6 months!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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We sat in Pizza Hut (of all places) in Nizwa, Oman and made a list on the back of the place mats of some of the things that stood for us in regards to the countries that we have visited for the first 6 months of our travels.  Here they are: PERU Our ...

Jerash and Ajlun - strategic imperatives, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash and Ajlun - strategic imperatives

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... in Jordan. As it's only 45km away from Amman it is an easy and quick day trip that should be undertaken. As I'd done with Jerash by early afternoon and still had a few hours before the last bus back, I grabbed a taxi to take me to an ...

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Amman, Jerash and Petra, Jordan travel blog

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... days in Amman doing tours of the area. First day was mostly a Roman ruins day, with the highlight being the city of Jerash, which is very well-preserved. Massive columns, cardo maximus, decumanus, temples, theatres, baths. Wicked. Next day was off to ...

Chariots on the Cardo, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Chariots on the Cardo

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... out had been relocated.  So we got another taxi to the other bus station (much farther away), and sat in the empty Jerash slot hoping that something would happen.  As is usual at such times, taxi drivers took turns trying to convince us that: ...

Only fotos!, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Only fotos!

A travel blog entry by janpeters

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Nov 23, 2010, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Nov 23, 2010

A travel blog entry by gcmozafer

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Jerash, October 3, 2009., Saturday, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash, October 3, 2009., Saturday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

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... as eighteen, in spite of that name - a network of thriving commercial cities in what today are Jordan, Syria and Israel. Spectacularly well preserved, the Jerash Roman ruins are almost a Rome away from Rome, revealing a fine example of the grand, formal ...

Road Trip Kicks Bus Trip's Butt, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Road Trip Kicks Bus Trip's Butt

A travel blog entry by stephspeirs

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... of the best felafels I have ever eaten! The next morning we were up early and across the road to explore the ruins of Jerash. Through Hadrian’s Gate, which marks the entrance to the site (and is covered in scaff), we walked past the reconstructed ...

Jerash and back, with lettuce., Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash and back, with lettuce.

A travel blog entry by kevinwanders

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... , part of the Decapolis League (a group of semi-independent cities) and was qute prosperous back in the day. The ruins of Jerash are well-preserved, and the organizers make a big deal of reconstructing parts of it; many of the major structures either ...

Adventure to Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Adventure to Jerash

A travel blog entry by kcroone

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... see any pattern from where I was. It was amazing so I think I will let the pictures do the talking for me! Lunch was at the Jerash Rest House on the site. We all ordered the buffet for 7JD and feasted well-see my plate. It is all local specials of ...

Roman ruins, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Roman ruins

A travel blog entry by catmoj

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The Roman ruins of Jerash are nearly deserted. None of the high season tourists are here. It allows my imagination to run wild, and me to have a moment to take photographs, something that is less of a priority when the group arrive. A don;t conult a ...

10. Tag - Tagesausflug nach Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

10. Tag - Tagesausflug nach Jerash

A travel blog entry by netsrotj

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... verstand. Also fuhr ich weiter nach gefühl und tatsächlich erreichte ich kurze Zeit später eine Verbindungsstrasse, die nach Jerash ausgeschildert war. Und gleichzeitig wusste ich auf welcher Strasse ich bis dahin unterwegs war. Als ich in das nächste ...

Trip to Jerash - ancient Greco-Roman city, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Trip to Jerash - ancient Greco-Roman city

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... day in which Michel and I joined the group for the start of our adventure tour, our adventure tour being called "Jordan Experience".  Excited, you bet we were!  The moment so much waited for was about to start!  Ahead of us, ...

One of Jordans highlights..., Jerash, Jordan travel blog

One of Jordans highlights...

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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Well to cap off our ruin tour we hit Jerash, which is one of the best ruined cities in Jordan... It was quite stunning, but I must admit, I was shattered from all the walking in the morning, my frequent car trips and the hot muggy temperatures... It was ...

Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash

A travel blog entry by moonboots79

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Jerash Roman ...

Ancient Ruins Near Israel, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Ancient Ruins Near Israel

A travel blog entry by trent

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... like crap!  The next day we drove up to the Lake Tiberius and saw the lake and lands that shares borders with Israel, Jordan, and Syria.  Also at this site were the Greco-Roman ruins of Umm Qays, where Macedonians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, ...

Jerash, Ajlun Castle & Mt. Nebo, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash, Ajlun Castle & Mt. Nebo

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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... into one of the largest complexes of monasteries in the Middle East.  The site gave us spectacular views overlooking the Jordan Valley.   Besides some wonderfully preserved and covered mosaics, we saw the Abu Dabo which is a huge round ...

Ancient City of Um Quays, Um Qays, Jordan travel blog

Ancient City of Um Quays

A travel blog entry by philiphannis

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Um Qays (Pronounce Kys like Kite) is another ancient Graeco-Roman decapolis city, like Jerash. The decapolis was a group of 10 cities in this region which under the Roman Empire became a confederation for the purposes of trade and mutual protection. Um ...

Adventures throughout Jordan and Turkey, Petra, Istanbul, Oludeniz, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Adventures throughout Jordan and Turkey

A travel blog entry by clare.robbins

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... at that cake.  My birthday is April 12th by the way.”  Subtlety is obviously still not my strong point.  Third: JERASH This last weekend me and a few friends took a day trip to Jerash, a city of Roman ruins.  Here we saw the ...

Respite in the Hills, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Respite in the Hills

A travel blog entry by harryabroad

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On the way to Jerash we stopped at the site of Bethany On The Jordan… now for those of you who are religiously challenged this is the site of the Baptism of Jesus Christ our Lord… Yep this is where John the Baptist baptised Jesus, check out ...

Dead Sea and Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Dead Sea and Jerash

A travel blog entry by donna321

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The Dead Sea, River Jordan and Jerash . . ...

jerash **, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

jerash **

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash

A travel blog entry by bugs1983

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Decided the night before that i was going to something for my last day in Jordan, so got up at 6.30 and off i went Got the usual looks in the local bus, i kinda worry now if they ignore me- so all was good. Way much easier to get to then the Dead ...

Day 31: Gladiators & Chariots in Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Day 31: Gladiators & Chariots in Jerash

A travel blog entry by samuelkeys

... which members of the Jordanian Army and Police Force dress up as Roman soldiers, gladiators and charioteers. Jamileh lives in Jerash and knows absolutely everybody - her brother trains the horses for the chariot races; three of her cousins are soldiers ...

Among the best preserved roman ruins in the world., Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Among the best preserved roman ruins in the world.

A travel blog entry by andremaheux

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Located about 40 km North West of Amman, the ruins of Jaresh are among the best preserved in the world. One thing is for sure, there's nothing like it in Rome. The size of the city is really impressive. The ruins were preserved so exceptionally ...

No visit of historic ruins, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

No visit of historic ruins

A travel blog entry by pajas

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Destination 388 km192'780 Actually there was a plan, to visit the capital city of Jordan, Amman. But more actually there was the end of Ramadan celebrated countrywide in a spectacular 4-days-holiday-celebration! This was making everything out of controll, ...

Jerash, Um Qais, and Amman (again) - All in a Day!, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash, Um Qais, and Amman (again) - All in a Day!

A travel blog entry by shadocg

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... , but nothing caught her eye at that point so we continued to the ticket office. Looking in my Lonely Planet(TM) Jordan guidebook, I saw that admission to Jerash was only JD 2.500. Wow, pretty cheap. As we came up to the entrance, I saw how things had ...

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