Travel Blogs from Jerash, Jordan

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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. ...

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.  ...

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 ...

1049. The Roman Ruins (Jor 017), Jerash, Jordan travel blog

1049. The Roman Ruins (Jor 017)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... : Jerash, the site of another well know Roman ruins. After Petra, I’ve determine to never overpay for a tourist site again here in Jordan, so I might not even visit the site—but I want to visit the town anyways.  Luckily a good bit of it ...

Celebrities (not the club), Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Celebrities (not the club)

A travel blog entry by poon

... path, then veer off whenever it fancies us.  And we love it best when we have acres to do it over in ancient ruins.  So we did. After having seen many sights in Jordan, ancient and not, I would recommend going to Jerash if only for its breadth. ...

1046. Frontier Town (Jor 014), Al Mafraq, Jordan travel blog

1046. Frontier Town (Jor 014)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... of nowhere… endless flat moonscape that stretches on towards the horizon.  This is the almost uninhabited desert wasteland shared by Jordan, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia… not a region I want to spend a lot of time exploring, but at least ...

Face painting is my new jam!, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Face painting is my new jam!

A travel blog entry by jocelyinjordan

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Today I went with a few friends north of Amman to the Jerash Camp, Jordan, also called the Gaza Camp.  It is said to be the most run down of the refugee camps in Jordan and is the only one with out a sewer system.  Yup, meaning raw sewage runs ...

Jerash, Jarash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash

A travel blog entry by tanseys

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We head off to Jerash keen to see a bit of history & visit the Roman ruins. But Zoe was more fascinated by more modern day advances. Two quotes as we set off - "I still can't believe they deliver Macca's!" & "what, they have Kinder Surprise ...

Roman Ruins, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Roman Ruins

A travel blog entry by stamasese

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Less than an hour north of Amman Jerash is known for the ruins of the Greco-Roman city of Gerasa. It only took a few hours to see it all including a show at the partially restored hippodrome which included Roman Legion tactics, mock gladiator ...

Mount Nebo, Jerash and Time for Farewells, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Mount Nebo, Jerash and Time for Farewells

A travel blog entry by luckshmy.subash

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... Jerash. When we were trekking in ABC we met Jeff who had recently returned from a trip to Egypt and Jordan. He suggested to us that we must go to Jerash and see it. Along this entire trip we had been telling others about Jeff’s suggestion of ...

Ajloun, Um Qais, Jerash, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Ajloun, Um Qais, Jerash

A travel blog entry by hhchua

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... usually Israel and/or Egypt. A long day visiting three archaeological sites around Amman. Um Qais is perched on a high hill on Jordan's northern border, right next to the Syrian border and offers views of both the Sea of Galilee and Syria. While the ...

Jerash and random taxi driver, Jerash, Jordan travel blog

Jerash and random taxi driver

A travel blog entry by richardcowley

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... you can pay to see it, I didn't bother bit of a rip off so I simply just strolled around. I was not overly impressed with Jerash I had heard really good things about it but I was not that impressed, probably because I had just come from Petra and Wadi Rum ...

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