Travel Blogs from Madaba, Jordan

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Road Trip, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... " of castles in Syria (i.e., Crac de Chevalier). So we continued on up the King's Highway through the Wadi Mujib ("Jordan's Grand Canyon") to Madaba (just south of Amman) - a much more pleasant place to stay than the capital (and easier to drive in). ...

The 5-Star Bandits, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

The 5-Star Bandits

A travel blog entry by el_condor

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... was any sort of cohesive public transport connecting Madaba with the outside world. It's the one main problem with getting around Jordan as an individual backpacker, especially if you are travelling up from the south. Buses either don't connect, or run ...

Mosaics and Dirty Old Men, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Mosaics and Dirty Old Men

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... given you my advice.  The experience still upsets me, so consider that and take care of yourselves.  Welcome to Madaba. Erin A note of follow-up:  We have been contacted by the tourism board of Madaba.  This body ...

Mt Nebo And Madaba., Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Mt Nebo And Madaba.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... then died and was believed to be buried on the mountain but no tomb has been identified. Naturally there were spectacular views across the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and Jericho in Israel and we were told you can see the spires of Jerusalem but it was a bit ...

Madaba All Over Again, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Madaba All Over Again

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... us that they were thinking about opening branches in cities other than Amman. This NGO is another prime example that differentiates Jordan from most of its neighbours. I very much doubt that such efficient NGOs could exist in Syria. Had lunch/dinner ...

Madaba, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Madaba

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... Century map is quite incomplete. The priest told me that there were 20,000 Christians and 60,000 Muslims living in Madaba. He added that 6% of Jordan was Christian. After St. George's, went into the Protestant church right next door. For ...

Jordan, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Jordan

A travel blog entry by moonboots79

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Madaba - 1 ...

The Bus from Hell and a Game of Soccer, Amm, Jordan travel blog

The Bus from Hell and a Game of Soccer

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

There seemed to be no end to our habit of waking up early. We were heading back to Amman, with the plan of visiting Jerash in the afternoon. Little did we know that our bad travel karma would kick us in the butt again. There are two ways to travel ...

In God's Country, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

In God's Country

A travel blog entry by delsar

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... gluing a single tile into place –unfortunately not enough assistance to qualify for a discount on the final piece ;-) Besides mosaics, Madaba has various other claims to fame and states that at one time it was as important a city on the east bank ...

Madaba Weekend, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Madaba Weekend

A travel blog entry by clare.robbins

... spoke to you guys; I apologize I've been busy with school and whatnot. Anyways, since I last talked to you guys I have visited Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Karak, and the Dead Sea. This little trip started last weekend when me and a few friends went to Madaba, ...

Madaba, October 4, 2009., Sunday, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Madaba, October 4, 2009., Sunday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

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... fifteen years before in my country, which obviously still featured rather prominently in their collective consciousness, not least because Jordan had participated with its military units in UN peace keeping forces. I know that as someone whose country ...

Ancient Churches and Mosaics in Madaba, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Ancient Churches and Mosaics in Madaba

A travel blog entry by marytangram

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... whole room and they were amazingly well preserved from being made such a long time ago. The next stop we went to was Madaba's visitor center. We didn't know where all the churches were so this was the best place to find them all. The visitor center ...

Day 5 - Last day :(, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Day 5 - Last day :(

A travel blog entry by evelyn.ng

... day. Not much to write home about though. Finally it was time to go to the airport to go back to Egypt.   Overall Jordan was an amazing experience. I would go back to Petra because there was so much more to see that we didn't get a chance ...

Ruins, Canyoning (Wadi Mujib) & the Dead Sea, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Ruins, Canyoning (Wadi Mujib) & the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by ragowski

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... should have been a better way than what I did but it only cost 7JD in total over 1.5 hours. On arrival, I found my accommodation on the "roof" of a hotel (Madaba hotel, 7JD); basically an unfinished floor, sleeping on a old mattress. PS. wadi = ...

Swam in the Dead Sea, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Swam in the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

... and a budget and its far cheaper to rent a car then constantly deal with shaddy taxis. I'm Very grateful for my random encounter with 2 German girls and there rental car They made my trip in Jordan Great company and unforgettable experiences ...

Madaba, October 5, 2009., Monday, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Madaba, October 5, 2009., Monday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

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... Baptism site. That’s one of the places which, at least as I understood it, one can’t visit independently. The Jordan Tourism Authority has opened the site to tourists, but their numbers are controlled in an effort to preserve its sanctity. So ...

The Lowest Point of the Trip, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

The Lowest Point of the Trip

A travel blog entry by dkjohansen

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... was like not that long after Jesus. We grabbed some dinner at the local pizza and kebab place which was really nice and cheap (Jordan can be really expensive!). After that Fasail took us to the local ice cream place and what a revelation that was, we can ...

Camping overlooking the Holy Land, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Camping overlooking the Holy Land

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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... a very nice meal for us to eat around the campfire and as the sun set (we have managed to see many good ones in Jordan) we all decided not to eat the frankfurters! We then prepared to protect our tent from scorpions (apparently someone on the last trip ...

Madaba, Jordan, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Madaba, Jordan

A travel blog entry by mjs265

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... So we got the car. With my one or two days of stick-shift experience, I was the most qualified driver... We drove into Madaba, a suburb of Amman, and after driving around its one-way streets for a while, we finally found our hotel, the Mosaic City Hotel. ...

Mt. Nebo and the Dead Sea, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Mt. Nebo and the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by evelyn.ng

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So Day 3 in Jordan took me to Madaba, a small city about 40 minutes from Amman. We found a place called the Black Iris Hotel where we found cheap but really nice accommodations, we promised to spread the word about this hotel, so here's my shout out to ...

Where the streets have no names, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Where the streets have no names

A travel blog entry by dave_carol

... now, though none have tested positive for the swine flu).  We ended up becoming regulars at this place while in Madaba, sampling fresh juices, turkish coffees and even watching a soccer match between Egypt and South Africa with several locals on our ...

MADABA MAP PIN, Madaba, Egypt travel blog

MADABA MAP PIN

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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2. Tag in Amman und 3. Tag Abfahrt bis Madaba, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

2. Tag in Amman und 3. Tag Abfahrt bis Madaba

A travel blog entry by netsrotj

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... versuchen vom Toten Meer zurück den Fluss Jordan flussaufwärts zu schwimmen... Da zur Zeit meines Besuches die Hauptstrasse durch Madaba eine riesige Baustelle war, hab ich einige Zeit gebraucht, um die Innenstadt zu finden, in der sich die Kirche ...

Madaba - The City of Mosaics, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Madaba - The City of Mosaics

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... ; Along the way, we passed through a strings of various ancient sites.  The first stop made was the city of  Madaba, 30km south of Amman mostly known for its main attraction of a mosaic map in the "Greek Orthodox church of St. ...

Camels and Donkeys and So Much More, Amman, Madaba, Petra, Wadi Rum and Aqaba, Jordan travel blog

Camels and Donkeys and So Much More

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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... on this trip before Jordan has had a hint of the familiar--be it a Starbucks, a similar cityscape or cultural outlook. Jordan had a fully foreign flavour. In Amman we visited the Citadel which overlooks the city. There is a small archaeological ...

Mount Nebo - The Promised Land as seen by Moses!, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Mount Nebo - The Promised Land as seen by Moses!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... honor. After a very short walk, a platform on Mount Nebo was reached where in front of us, a breathtaking view of the Jordan Valley and of the Dead Sea could be seen.  Since the weather was perfectly clear, Israel could also be seen far ...

Nov 06, 2010, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Nov 06, 2010

A travel blog entry by gcmozafer

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La Route des Rois, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

La Route des Rois

A travel blog entry by cpasifou

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... un autre tour d’auto! Une œuvre d’art religieux se cache entre les murs de l’église orthodoxe St Georges à Madaba. Une des plus vieilles cartes bibliques au monde. La mosaïque de 15 siècles  indique en grec le nom de 157 ...

Sneaking peeks of the Holy Land, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Sneaking peeks of the Holy Land

A travel blog entry by danii555

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Madaba, Mount Nebo, and the Hot Springs, Madaba, Jordan travel blog

Madaba, Mount Nebo, and the Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by ashleyheacock

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... .  First we stopped off at an old church in Madaba-yes a church; Madaba is known for its majority Christian population.  Madaba is also famous for its mosaics that are found mostly in old churches and old homes of the rich.  The first ...

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