Domina Aqaba III

PO BOX 96 S N, Aqaba, 77110, Jordan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Aqaba

Hot hot hot Aqaba

A travel blog entry by anita.russ

... killed an hour or so. We returned to the hotel and were relieved to be able to get into the room early. It is extremely hot in Aqaba and we stayed in the air conditioned room until driven out by thirst. Lunch was okay in a nearby cafe and then we scooted back to the room emerging later for a swim in the rooftop pool. We had dinner and retired to bed early to catch up the sleep lost to mosquitoes last ...

Proverbial Day We'll Never Forget

A travel blog entry by nellieva

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... and cliff formations, very similar to Monument Valley in Arizona, but on a larger scale. It is still inhabited by Bedouin, who have now been able to take advantage and support a growing business of providing jeep, camel, and hiking tours in the area, as well as setting up camps in the desert to cater to tourists. We made arrangements with a highly recommended service called "Bedouin Directions" -- their website belies the primitiveness of the area. ...

Aqaba where the flies swarm around in their 1000s

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin

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... peninsula!!

From the ship's deck, the most prominent land mark that is visible is the tall flag mast. This has claim to be the tallest free standing flag pole in the world, along with the one in Abu Dhabi and about half a dozen other places in the world. I’m not going to get drawn in to this argument. That’s how wars start!!

The flag stands in Arab Revolt Plaza which was the scene of a great Arab victory against the Ottoman Empire in 1916.

One ...

Camels at Sunrise

A travel blog entry by gregd999

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... 600AD when Mohammed offered an alliance with the Christians living in the region, and everybody lived in harmony in the town which was then called Ayla. We explored the ruins near the sea shore, in what was a very modest sized settlement - about the size of a football field, and a major stopping point for pilgrims going to Mecca.

We then saw the second main cultural influence at the Aqaba Castle, again in ruins, which was where the Hashemite's established their city just around ...

"Have a Blessed Hajj"

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast

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Or, as this post could also be called, "True Travel Adventure: the Boat from Egypt to Jordan". After a quick breakfast and hauling my luggage to the reception in the early morning I was ready for the next leg of my trip. But not before curiosity got the better of me and I asked the hotel receptionist what a taxi to the airport would have cost had he arranged it. His answer? 50 EGP. Damnit.

The plan today was to take the boat accross the Red Sea, ...

Location

This hotel, located on PO BOX 96 S N, Aqaba, is near Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, Haifa University, Beit Shearim, and Technion College.
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