Amman Airport Hotel
Travel Blogs from Amman
... for 10 days, and then continuing to my favourite city, Istanbul, where we will set off on our third trip in Turkey; this time to its eastern reaches in what is now Turkish Kurdistan, (formerly ancient Armenia). But for days now, Israel has been firing at Hamas targets in Gaza, and Hamas has begun to retaliate by sending rockets to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa. The death toll mounts in Gaza and the threats from both sides escalate. After ...
... here and we elected to only stay 3 hours rather than all day. The resort whilst pleasant does not have much shade. The Dead Sea is 31% salt which means famously that objects floating in it are more able to float than in normal seawater. It is an odd sensation floating here because your legs and stomach rise to the surface. It is possible to swim but only using your arms as your feet are too high in the water. It also means that to stop floating you have ...
... and in reality it is so heavily drained for irrigation, you can literally jump across it at many points.
At one point while driving, Anna's phone beeped. I asked her what it was, and she nonchalantly replied, "I just got a text from grandma." I incredulously confirmed the information. We have Sprint, and our phones -- CDMA -- do not work overseas. I had forgotten, however, that Israel is one of the ...
... was really hot and because it was 'winter' there were no other tourists really. so we more or less had the beach to ourselves and the water was SO COOL! It has the most amazing aqua blue colour as all the rocks underwater was white covered in salt. it was the strangest sensation getting int he water as your feet just floated up and it was hard to stand up. lying on the water felt like sitting in bath with an invisible bottom. We then covered ourselves in sea mud and let ourselves ...
... not your stomach and BEWARE...the salt water burns your eyes (ask Dario) and isn't friendly to just shaved skin. I would shave two days in advance to avoid any issues.
After floating, it’s time for the best part: GETTING MUDDY!
The mineral-rich Dead Sea mud is world renowned for its healing properties. Supposedly, it can cure hundreds of mysterious skin ailments. Head to Sephora or any high-end beauty store ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool