Travel Blogs from Jerash, Jordan

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Tempel der Artemis & Mont Nebo, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Tempel der Artemis & Mont Nebo

A travel blog entry by danielaundfrank

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... . Also wurde die Tagesplanung abgeändert und es ging in Richtung Norden, fast 400 km weiter über die Hauptstadt Amman nach Jerash...   Tempel der Artemis     Auf der Fahrt dahin wurde das Wetter immer besser, in Amman schien dann ...

Going Back in History, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Going Back in History

A travel blog entry by npacadia

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... is the site of a major ruins containing Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and various Islamic Dynasties. It is a major tourist destination in Jordan - luckily, we got by about 9 am and had the ruins mostly to ourselves. Unfortunately, we didn't have a guide book ...

ruines romaine de Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

ruines romaine de Jerash

A travel blog entry by gadjoxav

au milieu d'une arène, on entend un groupe de ...

The Roman past., Jerash, Jordan travel blog

The Roman past.

A travel blog entry by durieux

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... asleep, and does not wake up unti we get close. From a distance the castle tops one of the highest hilltop. Just like in Jerash, our Jordan Pass lets us in without having to buy a ticket. This is a castle with an arabic origin, built as a defence against ...

Amman & Jerash in one day, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Amman & Jerash in one day

A travel blog entry by xuanargi

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... . Unfortunately, by the time we reached here, it was beginning to rain and we couldn’t take any nice photos. Journey to Jerash: After covering the sites mentioned above in Amman, we made a day trip to the ancient city of Jerash. Dubbed as the ...

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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... fantastic ruins from Roman times that I have ever seen, Rome included! My new friends (from the hostel tour) and I explored Jerash together, visiting many temples, theatres and even a church! We even got to see a live local performance in one ...

A Tale of Two Cities, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

A Tale of Two Cities

A travel blog entry by moinmotion

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... bagpipes and drums!  Ah yes, the influence of the British colonizers is still alive and well here in northern Jordan. And speaking of musical performances, I witnessed a rather frightening one last night after dinner. Our local guide Luchmann showed ...

Jerash and the Dead Sea, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash and the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by ritawritatravel

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... . Most guidebooks suggest a photo of yourself reading the newspaper. As none of us had a newspaper, I whipped out my Lonely Planet Jordan book as a substitute. Reading a book on Jordan while floating on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea – a little ...

Yallah Shabab!  250 Youth Volunteers in Ajloun!, Ajlun , Jordan travel blog

Yallah Shabab! 250 Youth Volunteers in Ajloun!

A travel blog entry by jocelyinjordan

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Yesterday Hind (my Supervisor) and I joined the Jordan River Foundation summer Youth Volunteers on a trip to Ajloun Forest Reserve (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajloun_Forest_Reserve) to celebrate their 3 weeks of hard work, community service and ...

...more Roman ruins, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

...more Roman ruins

A travel blog entry by inanna

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... unterwegs und habe dementsprechend wenig Zeit und Kraft zum bloggen. Die alte roemische Stadt, die hier vor dem heutigen Jerash existiert hat, hiess Gerasa. Bereits aus dem 6. Jahrtausend v. Chr. stammen erste Spuren menschlicher Besiedlung in Gerasa. ...

Jarash - the coolest ruins you've not heard of, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jarash - the coolest ruins you've not heard of

A travel blog entry by rachels694

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... ;   Jarash began to decline after the Persian invasion in 614; an earthquake leveled much of the city 150 years later.       Today, these ruins are one of Jordan’s most visited sites - second only to Petra.       ...

Crossing the Border, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Crossing the Border

A travel blog entry by kittypuss

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... , Petra. Helen organized the trip though a travel company, so all the details were straight forward. We got a taxi to the Jordan crossing, then went through Israeli customs, paid the exit tax, take the bus across the border and then through Jordan customs ...

The North of Jordan, Umm Quais, Ajloun and Jerash, Jordan travel blog

The North of Jordan

A travel blog entry by siestabrigid

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... am and we returned at 5.30 pm.  The itinerary for the day was Umm Quais, Ajloun Castle and Jerash. Umm Quais is a town in the north-east of Jordan, bordering with Syria, Palestine and Iraq.  I could see the Golan Heights, Sea of Tiberias and the ...

River Jordan and Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

River Jordan and Jerash

A travel blog entry by mimrose

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Today started with a visit to the River Jordan, where John the Baptist baptized Jesus.  Then onto Jerash a city occupied by the Roman Empire around 11 AD. Then crossed the border, which was a very interesting experience into Israel. ...

May 06, 2012, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

May 06, 2012

A travel blog entry by msietsma

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Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash

A travel blog entry by paulbeige

Drove from Petra to Jerash ...

But wait, Jerash is amazing!, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

But wait, Jerash is amazing!

A travel blog entry by rosey

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... Egypt, it doesn't consider itself part of the Middle East.  It has a secular government and a history longer that most countries. Jordan is most definitely the Middle East, it's smack in the middle of Israel, Palestine, Saudi Arabia and Iraq.  ...

Greco-Roman ancient city, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Greco-Roman ancient city

A travel blog entry by tayab

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Greco-Roman ancient city in Northern Jordan, believed of been founded by Alexander the Great. around 331BC. It was an important city for both Greeks and Romans for three centuries, Emperor Hadrian's favourite city in his ...

The Beautifully Preserved Roman City of Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

The Beautifully Preserved Roman City of Jerash

A travel blog entry by cral

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... Jerash by local bus today that was surprisingly easier to get than expect, a quick taxi to the bus station then a bus ride to right outside Jerash's ruins. Alot to see there with plenty of Roman Ruins to look at. It must have been a big city as it had 2 ...

Jerash & Ajlyn, Jordan, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash & Ajlyn, Jordan

A travel blog entry by dayna-tom-2013

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Now that I have Amy's help with blogging and we have reliable internet, I need to get caught up and finish our Jordan adventure. Tonight is about Jerash & Ajlun, two cities we visited while staying in Amman. Both Tom and I are losing track of the days ...

To the city of Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

To the city of Jerash

A travel blog entry by beverlybrown

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We drove to the north for about 1 hour to the city of Jerash.  First established as a town in the year 70 AD.  It's a sprawling open air museum of monumental temples, baths, theaters, and lovely Byzantine churches.   It is the world's best ...

Dan'a to Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Dan'a to Jerash

A travel blog entry by radcliffe-riley

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Jerash- An ancient city from biblical times, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash- An ancient city from biblical times

A travel blog entry by i8toomuch

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... one of Amir's cousin and set off to Jerash. Half way through the journey, Dylan took over the wheel and experienced driving in Jordan. 20 minutes later, by the side of a mountain surrounded by olive trees and an amazing view of the town below, we had a ...

The city of roman ruin, Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

The city of roman ruin, Jerash

A travel blog entry by tiurlansitompul

... , more than 90% of this magnificent Roman city remains unexcavated. A great deal of the old city is under the foundations of the modern city of Jerash. Gerasa was one of the cities of the Decapolis - a group of ten Roman cities linked for economic ...

Wayn Mujamma?, Jerash, Irbid, Jordan travel blog

Wayn Mujamma?

A travel blog entry by rockytrail

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... taxi) I proudly plotted of towards the nearest taxi area.  Upon approach and saying something in arabic approximating 'where to Jerash,' I was told that taxis do not go there...  Instead they pointed meaningfully at the other side of the station ...

Jaboc, Nebo,Gadora,  Jerash, Masada, Qumran Monast, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jaboc, Nebo,Gadora, Jerash, Masada, Qumran Monast

A travel blog entry by gary.marg2011

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... nbsp;where (dirty lake full of dead people) Dead Sea. Lowest point on earth. Below sea level. 2nd Stop-Godora-Dicapilus : Jerash ruins frm Hellenistic period. Greek city established by  Pompei. Romans preserved it. Greek city ate pig, this where ...

Last of my roman ruins !, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Last of my roman ruins !

A travel blog entry by gearoids

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Headed up here on the bus to have a quick wander around. Its only 10% uncovered they reckon and its a really impressive place!! ...

Jerash and the Dead Sea, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash and the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by leone_and_mike

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... , where Damian and I ordered burgers and Mike had nachos. Possibly the best burger I’ve had in ages, definitely the 'best in Jordan’ as the manager told us. The curly fries were great too! Damian couldn’t finish all his, but I did and ...

1st Day - Jerash, Aljoun, Um Qasi, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

1st Day - Jerash, Aljoun, Um Qasi

A travel blog entry by vakas

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Visit the very exciting places on the very first day at Jerash, Aljoun, Um Qasi.  For more picture please visit my facebook ...

Karak castle to Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Karak castle to Jerash

A travel blog entry by sarahbooth

... fertile south end of the Dead Sea and dotted around. It must be aubergine harvest time but there were plenty of other colourful offerings. Jerash We were only 30 minutes away from Jerash and got there for 14:30. The guidebook only told us of one place to ...

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