Travel Blogs from Wadi Rum, Jordan

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Peter O'Toole Can Kiss My Ass, Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan travel blog

Peter O'Toole Can Kiss My Ass

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... a sham. We'd just gone around a bend in the road by the Dead Sea when our driver asked if we had accommodations in Wadi Rum. "Didn't Nasser organize this with you?" we asked. The man was clueless so we had him call Nasser who said that someone would be ...

The Colours of the Desert, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

The Colours of the Desert

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... roused from sleep about 5 am by the local mosque. There was general agreement from campers that they should hire a new singer. Wadi Rum (meaning "valley mountain") was made famous by the Arab Revolt and TE Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) early in the ...

Been through the desert on a horse with no name..., Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Been through the desert on a horse with no name...

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... which is camel in Arabic.  3 Jammals made their way through the desert from our Bedouin camp towards the town of Rum.  I’ve fallen in love with camels over the last little while traveling through the middle east.  Their knobby ...

The Bedouin Way, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

The Bedouin Way

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Rising before the sun and the horizon starts to lighten, I climb the jebel behind the camp.  I am not along though.  Others have gathered for the show.  The best time of day for me - waiting for the sun to rise.  Soon the sky ...

The land of Laurence of Arabia!, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

The land of Laurence of Arabia!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... of Wadi Rum.  Check out Indian Jones and the Last Crusade or Laurence of Arabia to see the magnificent desert landscape of Wadi Rum.  It was insane on the scale of the Grand Canyon.  The owner of the camp was Mohammad.  There are many ...

Solace in the Arabian Desert, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Solace in the Arabian Desert

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... some dates, an orange, some bread, and some nuts, along with a liter of water. On the first day, I arrived at Wadi Rum, surrounded by massive sentinels of red sandstone emerging from a wide sandy desert valley.  Here, I decided to stay at ...

Day 17: Eilat to Jordan, Bedouin Tent Experience, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Day 17: Eilat to Jordan, Bedouin Tent Experience

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... time and letting us know that it will be too hot for the hot air balloon ride we had scheduled for tomorrow morning over Wadi Rum.  I am a bit disappointed; I love to see broad landscapes and this one promised to be extraordinary at sunrise. Harvey ...

Where the Tarmac Ends..., Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Where the Tarmac Ends...

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Tonight I sit writing in my journal as the sun sinks behind this moon-like landscape that is called Wadi-Rum. The desert made famous by the stories of Lawrence of Arabia, is an awesome and ever-changing landscape.  Red and white sands mixing together ...

Hitchhiking Nomads, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Hitchhiking Nomads

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Wadi Musa, Jordan GMT +2:00hrs Entry to ...

Day 18:  Wadi Rum, Petra by Candlelight, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Day 18: Wadi Rum, Petra by Candlelight

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... We are not sure how it is that the A&K man was guiding, since he clearly wasn't a Bedouin...maybe he couldn't go further into Wadi Rum?  Anyway, we continue on to meet our driver at 3:30 PM in the town of Wadi Rum.  At Defalah's home, there ...

Bedouin for 1 night, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Bedouin for 1 night

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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It was a quick drive from Petra to get to Wadi Rum. We arrived at the entrance to the desert and stocked up on supplies at the small shops. Big rocks towered down over the red sand.   We had a jeep safari planned to take us out to our camp in the ...

Wandering The Wadi.., Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Wandering The Wadi..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... truly feel like one of the family (which is good as we're missing our own) whenever you hangout with them. Wadi Rum certainly is a must see when in Jordan (see I told you the Jordan pods would get better). And I guess that wraps it up. Next pod, ...

The Nuweiba debacle and the footprints of Lawrence, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

The Nuweiba debacle and the footprints of Lawrence

A travel blog entry by el_condor

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... TE Lawrence, who helped launch the Arab Revolt here in the early 20th century that drove the Ottoman Turks out of Jordan, Wadi Rum presents a stunning vista to any traveller lucky enough to venture this way. On the surface, forbidding and desolate, it is ...

Travel tip 11: when finding a place to stay ..., Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Travel tip 11: when finding a place to stay ...

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... is what I call funny! With no real plans except the plan to sleep another night under the stars - David, Catherine and I arrive at Wadi Rum expecting to bombarded with touts for certain trips. But no - quite relaxed in fact we had to go to the Vistors ...

Lawerence Of Arabia's Wadi Rum & Little Petra., Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Lawerence Of Arabia's Wadi Rum & Little Petra.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... dining halls carved into the rock with painted fresco's still visible on the ceilings and no barriers to stop you exploring. It was a little foretaste of what was to come..... Footnote: Wadi Rum Protected Area is UNESCO World Heritage listed. ...

Sunset Camp, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Sunset Camp

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... that you had to arrange tours through the visitors center.  This basically stole business from the shop-owners and tour operators in Wadi Rum, since there really isn't a reason for big tour groups to go there.  This would be find except the ...

Never heard such silence as in Wadi Rum!, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Never heard such silence as in Wadi Rum!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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Wadi Rum was certainly one of the most unusual desert scenery that we have seen.  This area was made famous by TE Lawrence (filming of Lawrence of Arabia) in 1967.  Most of the Bedouin tribes were living as they always had, out in the desert, ...

Wadi Rum, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Wadi Rum

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... is quite amazing! We arrived here late this afternoon after spending 2 fun, exciting but exhausting days in the beautiful Jordanian Desert - Wadi Rum. On our first day, we took a bus from Petra at 6am and arrived into Wadi Rum just after 8am, our ...

Indiana Jones and T.E. Lawrence, Petra and Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Indiana Jones and T.E. Lawrence

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... we were Westerners with a few blonde women, they decided to stay and guard us for the night. Morning came, and we drove off to Wadi Rum. Did the jeep experience, a huge let down, one that I refused to pay for, which the tourist police agreed with me, but ...

Wadi Rum Cont'd, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Wadi Rum Cont'd

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... his sleeping bag was shimmering. Went to the race track after a quick breakfast of bread, cheese and tea. By chance, we were in Wadi Rum on the day of the biggest camel race of the year. Camels arrived from both Jordan and the Emirates. Children used ...

Wadi rum day from hell 5am start to catch a ..., Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Wadi rum day from hell 5am start to catch a ...

A travel blog entry by gdrenfrew

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... at, just a large brick wall which would have had a lean-to roof on top. We had to rush away from Wadi Rum to catch the ferry from Aqaba in Jordan tro Nuweiba in Egypt which was a shame as a couple of nights in the desert would have been great. The ...

Wadi Rum, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Wadi Rum

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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Had a falafel sandwich for breakfast from Dream Restaurant in Madaba. It was alright. Came to Wadi Rum after 3.5 hours in Diana's car. Drank tea with some of Diana's friends who are ex-pats at separate organizations. Walked in the canyons and watched ...

Becoming Lawrence of Arabia, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Becoming Lawrence of Arabia

A travel blog entry by jeremystravels

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After a short drive from Aqaba we arrived at Wadi Rum in the early evening at our Bedouin camp, Zawaideh, and got our tents that were composed of two to three cots and mosquito nets.  For being August, there weren't too many bugs around, but I am ...

Wadi Rum, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Wadi Rum

A travel blog entry by ragowski

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... landscape I've every seen. The 2 Greeks', George and Dimitri (who I met on the overnight ferry experience), and me got a taxi to Wadi Rum (4 JD each, 1hr) and spent a night in a Bedouin (desert people) camp and did a 4hr 4x4 tour (40 JD inc ...

Jordan, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Jordan

A travel blog entry by moonboots79

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Der Teufel ist Bedouine, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Der Teufel ist Bedouine

A travel blog entry by brisko

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... und braucht bis dahin eine Bleibe in Jordanien, die sie nur bei Zedane oder Mehdi bekommt - in beiden Faellen also in Wadi Rum. Mal sehn, wie sich das noch entwickelt... Waere diese ganze Scheisse hier nicht am Laufen, koennte man meinen Aufenthalt ...

Exploring Wadi Rum!, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Exploring Wadi Rum!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... same time a big huge smile on his face, that our 5 star hotel was no comparison to his Wadi Rum, that his living quarters had a million stars, a millions stars from the sky illuminating this stunning landscape ...

Dunes and Mountains, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Dunes and Mountains

A travel blog entry by jpischedda

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Wadi Rum is a protected area in the south of Jordan that has spectacular rock formations rising out of the flat desert terrain. It is also an area where Lawrence of Arabia stayed for a while. Included in the tour was a 4x4 guided tour around the park. ...

A night in the desert, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

A night in the desert

A travel blog entry by chrishailstone

Spent a night in the desert last night, in an area of Jordan called Wadi Rum. It easily stands out as the highlight of the trip so far. We had the chance to explore the desert by the day first, something that blew me away. I had not expected the area to ...

Jumping off the sanddune cliffs in Wadi Rum, Wadi Rum, Jordan travel blog

Jumping off the sanddune cliffs in Wadi Rum

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... with Akram who drove us all the way back to Amman.  It was nightfall by the time we arrived. My journey to Wadi Rum, was like a journey to another world, a journey to a world where stunning beauty stands still, where unique shape mountains rise ...

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