Captain's Desert Camp
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It was absolutely roasting in Dana and if I had been coming only to Jordan I would have planned my trip during a cooler period but such as it was, the way the trip had taken its twists and turns, I had ended up here during the hottest period in one of the driest places in the world. To boot we were coming into Ramadan where people sleep during the day and stuff themselves with food at night so it was hardly going to be full noise during the ...
... it was
certainly put though it's paces.
On arrival at Sun
City, we relaxed with a cup of tea , and soon were shown to our room. We had booked a room for 3, but the man said
Emma could have her own, no extra charge.
We wonder if (after the Aqaba upgrade) places think it odd that parents
and an adult child would share. The
"tents" are all draped in white satin inside, and have a decent size
double which is ...
On arrival in Aqaba we went out for dinner and had a traditional meal that has a type of flatbread covering it (instead of pastry). The main non alcoholic drinks here are fruit juices, like lemon or lemon and mint. Refreshing but quite sweet. After dinner we had a little walk through the market. One of the big differences between here and Egypt is that here the vendors are much, much less pushy. I guess that's because the standard of living ...
... hommus. Behind us looms the Khazzalah Canyon, famous as a bastion for Laurence of Arabia during his campaigns against the Ottomans. A narrow crevice between massive walls of adjoining mountains that at times converge and twist overhead. Scattered along the walls are more Thamodian art work, and also some Arabic inscriptions, one a warning to advancing Turkish forces.
Our next stop is at a massive sand dune. We’re invited to shoe-off and climb the rich red ...
My Wadi Rum adventure did not get off to a good start. I hadn't slept well the night before and as the morning progressed my stomach took a major turn for the worse. Delirious, weak and feeling like death, I basically bowed out of the entire Wadi Rum experience and so, I'd like to introduce my travel buddy and own personal doctor for our desert encounter, Michael Butterfield... --- Went 4wd'ing in a desert. It was hot. ...