Travel Blogs from Umm Qais, Jordan

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Northern Jordan - Amman, Umm Qais, Aijlun, Jerash, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

Northern Jordan - Amman, Umm Qais, Aijlun, Jerash

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... ;and our driver Mazen picked us up at 8.00am. We headed off to the most Northerly point we were to visit in Jordan, Umm Qais a Greco Roman City with spectacular views over the Golan Heights in Syria (in dispute with Israel?), the Sea of Galilee in Israel, ...

Beit Zera, Beit Zera, Jordan travel blog

Beit Zera

A travel blog entry by arlash

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The ...

Some more ruins..., Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

Some more ruins...

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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Well we started off a morning of tours in the Northern town of Umm Qais, from where one can see the sea of Galilee and Israel, not to mention bits of Syria... It's quite scenic and equally hard to get out there so we took a driver/tour combo and made our ...

All Quiet in Umm Qais, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

All Quiet in Umm Qais

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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As is the norm in Jordan, a 100km trip to Umm Qais required 3 buses and took a few hours. It was easily worth it though, once we were at the top of the hill - the ruined black and white Roman city of Gadara on one side, views over the sea of Galilee ...

flowers and falcons, Gesher, Israel travel blog

flowers and falcons

A travel blog entry by jimmymacfad

... from troublesome and dished out a 30-day visa with a smile.  That same night I made it to the second city of Jordan, Irbid. I opted for a hotel due to the urban nature of the surroundings.  My legs were exhausted, I'd peddled 185 kilometres from ...

Umm Qais outing, Gadara, Jordan travel blog

Umm Qais outing

A travel blog entry by kcroone

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... ! After lunch, we drove through Ajloun but didn't stop at the castle, drove around and kinda through Irbid and then finally to Umm Qais. It's a good thing I don't get car sick as the roads are windy but who could complain with all the green! Umm Qais ...

Nov 06, 2010, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

Nov 06, 2010

A travel blog entry by gcmozafer

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Anciennes cités Décapolis, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

Anciennes cités Décapolis

A travel blog entry by cpasifou

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... 'babs d'agneau et de la salade arabe en bouche, nous profitons de la vue magique qu’offre l’unique terrasse du resto d’Umm Qais. Un seul coup d’œil nous permet de voir TROIS pays à la fois : Israël et le lac Tiberias (Mer de ...

PUSH into the Westbank - the jordan valley, Jericho, Israel travel blog

PUSH into the Westbank - the jordan valley

A travel blog entry by gouldy

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... paths from Europe to Africa. this was the land of milk and honey ..well modern irrigation. and the water was coming from the Jordan river. And with Jordanians, Palestinians, and Israelis all in need of water it is now not much more than a sewage canal, ...

Umm Qais and Jerash, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

Umm Qais and Jerash

A travel blog entry by mirco.k

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... there was a place free in the car and I joined them for a day.  After a short stop in Pella, we went to Umm Qais, where the beautiful view, together with the Roman ruins and the vegetation and flowers made it an amazing place. Definitely one of the ...

“Welcome to Jordan!”, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

“Welcome to Jordan!”

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010

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... us to a nice camping spot high on the outskirts of town – the place of their weekly barbeques. With Umm Qais lying in the north-western corner of Jordan, we could see Israel, Syria and even Lebanon from where we were camping. Rami tried to warn us ...

um quais*, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

um quais*

A travel blog entry by loelai

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umm ...

Umm Qais, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

Umm Qais

A travel blog entry by ashleyheacock

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I went on a road trip with Zaid, Tala, and Dima this past Friday.  We drove to Umm Qais which is about 2 hours away from Amman and very close to Irbid.  The weather was absolutely amazing!  It's pretty much summer here now which is making ...

Irbid and Umm Qais, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

Irbid and Umm Qais

A travel blog entry by mulle1tl

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... and I went on a short day trip to the north on Saturday.  We went by bus first to Irbid, then to Umm Qais.  In case your Jordan geography is as shaky as mine, Umm Qais is on the last major cities before the Syrian border. We visited some ...

Cruising around the Goalan Heights with Sylvia, Kefar Haruv, Syria travel blog

Cruising around the Goalan Heights with Sylvia

A travel blog entry by stubo

... wonderful.We saw a waterfall, some bunkers which were used relitevly recently in the conflicts with Syria (you can see Syria and Jordan from the Kibbutz), we saw a ruin, some old Syrian comuntities where i bought some sweets which were amazing and then ...

A day with Rinat and her dog, Afiqim, Israel travel blog

A day with Rinat and her dog

A travel blog entry by stubo

Hitch hiking from Kefar Haruv was difficult. It took me an hour to get anywhere but I dounf some gils sun glasses on the floor, put them on and got picked up straight away! Lucky glasses!! I got piced up by 3 guys and a girl who were driving to ...

Northern Jordan, Pella, Umm Qais, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Northern Jordan

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... of goats and took pictures. We then took an interesting drive through check points in the north near the Israeli border and up to Umm Qais. Again not a massive site, but views over the Sea of Gallee and The Golan Heights in Syria. This has references in ...

Camping near Galilee, Um Qais, Jordan travel blog

Camping near Galilee

A travel blog entry by billnpat

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... The main distinction here was the use of black basalt for the amphitheatre and paving stones, and the spectacular views of the Jordan Valley and Golan Heights, complete with 20th C bunkers and lookouts. On the same site were ruins of the Byzantine ...

Umm Qais, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

Umm Qais

A travel blog entry by hodge

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Apr 15, 2007, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

Apr 15, 2007

A travel blog entry by robandjoan

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Great hotel party, Kinneret, Jordan travel blog

Great hotel party

A travel blog entry by koenigg

Kinneret has an incredible sunset... and many kibutz around ... an also golan heights.. and many other places you must ...

Umm Queish - Mt Nebo, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

Umm Queish - Mt Nebo

A travel blog entry by reisender

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Heading South, The Golan Heights, Israel travel blog

Heading South

A travel blog entry by jennweiss

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... roading - unfortunately the day was very wet and foggy, so we really weren't able to appreciate the scenery; the route followed the Jordan river through the famous Rift Valley that runs from Syria to Mozambique. On the other hand, all the rain we had ...

A day up North, Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

A day up North

A travel blog entry by hajjabdullah

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... is a beautiful little place with a breath taking view of the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee.  The driver knew the way and took us down by the Jordan river on the way back to Amman, we were not too badly jet lagged, but slept well in the hotel. ...

Roman ruins in the Middle East!, Jerash, Ajloun & Umm Qais, Jordan travel blog

Roman ruins in the Middle East!

A travel blog entry by sheema

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... Sadly, the rest of the day was also a bit of a disappointment after Jerash. While the castle in Ajloun was not terribly exciting, Umm Qais was simply a cheaper version of Jerash. One plus on a clear day would be views of Syria and Israel from the ...

The Mystical City, Tsfat, Israel travel blog

The Mystical City

A travel blog entry by jennweiss

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The first full day we had in Israel was spent in Tsfat, one of Israel's holiest cities, and the home of Kabbalah, jewish mysticism. We spent a very cold and rainy day touring around the old city. Tzfat is a really cool place - it has a great mix ...

les sources chaudes et sulfureuses de Hamat Gader, Hamat Gader, Jordan travel blog

les sources chaudes et sulfureuses de Hamat Gader

A travel blog entry by arthur_temple

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... fut occupée par les Syriens en 1948 et prise par Israël en 1967 lors de la guerre des six jours. La ville moderne jordanienne d'Umm Qais est construite sur le site de Gadara n'est qu'à 4 km. de Hamat Gader. Autrefois très appréciée des Romains ...

Shabbat Shalom, Hang up the Phone!, Hispin, Israel travel blog

Shabbat Shalom, Hang up the Phone!

A travel blog entry by jennweiss

Hispin is this tiny little orthodox community in the Golan Heights, and it is where we were based out of for our first few days. The Golan is a quite rural area, full of tiny little communities like Hispin - some religious, some secular. They are all ...

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