Travel Blogs from Wadi Musa (Petra), Jordan

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The Not for Profit Hotel, Wadi Musa (Petra), Jordan travel blog

The Not for Profit Hotel

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... rag doll and slack-jawed stared at the ceiling, panting until I passed out. The next day while discovering the wonders of Petra the two Americans, two Dutchmen, two Japanese, a Canadian and an Australian banded together and decided that we'd all eat ...

Indiana Jones, Lionel Richie and Red Sea 'R and R', Dahab, Red Sea and Petra, Jordan travel blog

Indiana Jones, Lionel Richie and Red Sea 'R and R'

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... .. After entering Jordan, our 17th country (19 if you count Hong Kong and Tibet), we got a taxi straight up to Wadi Musa, the service town for Petra, as we, at this stage of the journey, are tiring of bus stations and long waits... Along the way the most ...

The Rose of Jordan, Wadi Musa (Petra), Jordan travel blog

The Rose of Jordan

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... of stairs (and there's never an elevator), so we should be in top form by the time we get back to Sask! Wadi Musa is the town located just outside Petra ("wadi" meaning valley, "musa" meaning spring), Jordan's pride and joy, "a red-rose city half as ...

Took the bus from damascus straight to ..., Wadi Musa / Petra, Jordan travel blog

Took the bus from damascus straight to ...

A travel blog entry by gdrenfrew

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Took the bus from Damascus straight to Amman and got a service taxi from Amman down to Ma musa to visit Petra. 3 of us split the fare which came to about 8pounds each for a 3hr run which was ok. Bit over budget and the driver was a bit of a diddy and ...

Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan travel blog

Petra

A travel blog entry by alixetfab

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Rose, rouge, jaune, bleu, noir. Toutes les couleurs y luisent sous un ciel bleu et un soleil de plomb. 2 jours sur le site sont loin d'etre suffisants pour en decouvrir toutes les merveilles mais nous ont deja ravis les yeux. Les bedouins en detiennent ...

Walking the Wadi, Petra Jordan, Jordan travel blog

Walking the Wadi

A travel blog entry by jemthegem

... , and they are Mennonite(one of their foundational beliefs is non violence, so interesting. Then we crossed the boarder into Jordan, there was someone gaurding the boarder and Micah(6) decided to announce really loudly that he had a big gun! AHAH. As soon ...

Views of the Monastery from the top of the cliffs, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Views of the Monastery from the top of the cliffs

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... was fantastic from the top.  One could see as far away as eyesight could allow.  In the far distance, Petra's glorious mountains and its ancient city stood still in the valley below.  The Monastery being so huge and powerful close by, ...

Dan & Kath and the Last Crusade, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Dan & Kath and the Last Crusade

A travel blog entry by dkjohansen

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... tomb for a really well-off person. This was awesome and this was only the tip of the iceberg as we didn't really know that Petra was a massive city, looks like there is a whole heap of walking to do over the next few days. After taking heaps of photos of ...

Petra, Jordan, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Petra, Jordan

A travel blog entry by mjs265

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... arch called the "Small Bridge." We then returned to the town of Rum, emptied the sand out of our shoes, and headed back for Wadi Musa. Before we left, however, I gave Kristina a little lesson on driving stick in the parking lot. She started the drive back ...

Crossing the Jordan, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Crossing the Jordan

A travel blog entry by janpeters

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... day exploring the valley, and bearing in mind that only ten percent have been excavated, there is still lots to explore. Via Wadi Musa, a breathtaking formation of sandstone within the desert in all possible colours - deep red, purple, orange, yellow - we ...

Dahab to Nuweiba to Aqaba to Petra..., Petra, Jordan travel blog

Dahab to Nuweiba to Aqaba to Petra...

A travel blog entry by undies

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... local cab drivers searching for their next fare. We shared 2 cabs with our new found friends, and headed to Wadi Mousa, the closest town to the ancient city of Petra. This took another 2 hours. By now, it was 1030pm and we were pretty knackered from a day ...

Jordan, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Jordan

A travel blog entry by das1601

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... , an businessman, an astronaut... he has more guises than Mr Ben. The first attraction on the Jordan itinerary was the spectacular desert scenery of Wadi Rum (Moon Valley in English). This is Lawrence of Arabia territory, where he helped the Bedoiuns ...

The Treasury -- Petra, Petra, Jordan travel blog

The Treasury -- Petra

A travel blog entry by dhensby

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... and one couple from Australia. Eight of the group had been touring together with this company through Egypt and were finishing their tour in Jordan while the other six were just starting the tour and heading off to Israel next. We got on our bus with our ...

Gettin cooler but Jordan is very cool, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Gettin cooler but Jordan is very cool

A travel blog entry by miles1

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Aqaban to Petra 07/10/10 190 ks Jordan instantly feels quieter, less crazy and  much cleaner than Egypt. It might be something to do with 72 million less people. The riding today was fantastic. The scenery is a mixture between Sudan and Sinai. Some ...

Indie meets Rammie, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Indie meets Rammie

A travel blog entry by carlier

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... first five apostles met and where the prophet Elijah ascended to heaven in a chariot. We stood at the banks of the Jordan River – a lime green colour and shrinking in size. Tim suggested bottle brook in Little Eaton (the village in Derbyshire where ...

Apr 15, 2011, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Apr 15, 2011

A travel blog entry by hulmann

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Counting Columns, Climbing Sand, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Counting Columns, Climbing Sand

A travel blog entry by ricduncombe

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... was Zanzibar, Uganda was the Virungas, Egypt the pyramids of Giza and Jordan it was always going to be about Petra. I am not disappointed. Arriving in Wadi Musa from Aqaba was very easy, a bus connects the two for just 5JD and perhaps three hours of your ...

Amazing Petra, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Amazing Petra

A travel blog entry by mezzaandyort

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4 OCTOBER 2010 - Petra, Jordan.  On minibus to Petra at 6am and arrive at 6.15am. We spent 11 hours here exploring this amazing place.  The amazing sights of the Treasury, the monastry, the tombs, the old city, the amplitheatre and more were ...

More than just Indie, Petra, Jordan travel blog

More than just Indie

A travel blog entry by thecannons

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... the alleged burial place of Moses was another matter. From the top you could see for miles - down over the Dead Sea, the Jordan Valley, Jericho and if I understood correctly the site of the river that Moses parted at some point (was that not the Red ...

Give me biscuit!, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Give me biscuit!

A travel blog entry by gabrielajoris

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... toegang hadden. Het stikte in ieder geval van de Arabieren en  westerse toeristen. Wat ons bezoek aan Petra heel erg onaangenaam maakte, waren de hoeveelheid bedelaren en opdringerige verkopers. Dit, in combinatie met de achterlijke toegangsprijs, ...

Indiana Jones Territory, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Indiana Jones Territory

A travel blog entry by ringsworldtrip

... been all go starting with Petra . We arrived in Petra this evening and checked in to a really grotty hotel called Shara Mountains in Wadi Musa just up the road from the entrance . I had justified the budget hotel at €30.00 per night for the room ...

Small World, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Small World

A travel blog entry by ringsworldtrip

... and chill out for a few days on the beach where the weather is warmer and we will definately get the sun . After hanging about in Wadi Musa for the afternoon we were making our way down the road trying to decide where to eat for dinner . It was cold and ...

Exploring Petra with Indian Jones, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Exploring Petra with Indian Jones

A travel blog entry by raymond52

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... dozen mosaics with the likenesses of fish, horses, trees, camels and other symbols of God’s creation. When we return to Wadi Musa that evening, we discover that the town is almost deserted.  That’s a bit surprising since we have ...

Petra, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Petra

A travel blog entry by georgekeats

... (this is the view you always see of Petra) opens up. The Treasury is actually a tomb built by the Nabataeans who founded Petra around the 6th century BC. At that point the gorge opens up and the residential part appears. The only evidence is rock strewn ...

Heading to the border, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Heading to the border

A travel blog entry by michelerogge

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I spoke with a family from Montana and NY who had just come from Petra and they really got me excited for my next stop. After another great morning at the Pierre Hotel I headed to the border - and got a sweet cab drive for once. By the way - a cab to the ...

Petra . My 3rd Wonder, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Petra . My 3rd Wonder

A travel blog entry by zimbabwe

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Al yakhor Turkish Bath, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Al yakhor Turkish Bath

A travel blog entry by alyakhor

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An experience beyond your imagination Al Yakhor Turkish bath is located in Quiet Street where next to Petra Palace hotel. Just 200m far from main gate of Petra.The Turkish bath is part of complex building ;  1st floor is restaurant and 2nd floor is ...

Petra Day II, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Petra Day II

A travel blog entry by michelerogge

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... because you realize you might be able to leave the hassels behind. I mean lets face it, men can be a pain in the ass when you travel alone. This is why I am so grateful that I met Faleh and everyone else in Jordan. I felt so relaxed after being in Israel. ...

Disgusting Hotel, best avoided, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Disgusting Hotel, best avoided

A travel blog entry by glamorak

I recently returned from staying at this abomination and was truly appalled by it. For starters, it was almost impossible to find your room due to nonsensical room numbering and bad signage. The first room I was given had a big crack in the wall from ...

Wow what an absolutely awesome place !!, Petra, Jordan travel blog

Wow what an absolutely awesome place !!

A travel blog entry by caleb_cathy

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... and helpful, the taxi drivers, shop owners etc have been really easy to talk to and deal with - a bit of a contrast to the Israelis who didn't give you the time of day overall. If you are ever thinking of visiting Petra I would highly recommend it. ...

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