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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Mina Hotel Aqaba
Travel Blogs from Aqaba
... cultivate camels and goats and feed them from their hand sown and harvested wheat fields. These so called wheat fields are barely discernible upon first sight as they are by Australian standards barely deserving of the term wheat fields. The exceptionally meager falls of maybe 300 mm per year in this region results in a very sparse stunted and weedy form of crop. (No trees) Goats abound and there are numerous camels ...
... where we had a Bedouin style feast in a large tent. Lovely surroundings and nice tented accommodation if you wanted to stay. Lawrence of Arabia was filmed in the area and the railway line and engine used us still here. Jordan is another contrast with the UAE and Muscat as it us surrounded by warring States and has little ...
... upcoming event...tbd!!!...if it deviates too much from that description - I'll add a note to correct.
I'll finish this after this "looking-forward-to-it" adventure...and add the pics then.
Post-Petra note....(this is a re-write of the lost text that was added to the Petra note but didn't get synched before the 'crash' --- so this is 'the gist' / I hope).
Pretty much as described in pre-visit text...except colour this with ...
... guy came up to us asking for some of Orna's thread to thread his face. Well despite the strange request he was a great guy and we stuck around with him for a bit; his friend gave us a discount scuba diving and good places to go for certain things. One night we bought some fresh fish and he took it to a restaurant where they cooked it and gave us an array of sides and dips which we devoured on a park table until late, talking about 101 things.
... We met our group again in the lobby to go for dinner. At this point I was hungry and my hunger was turning me incredibly cranky. I couldn't handle the multiple personalities of the many different people. I just needed some food. Eventually the group was ready to order. Thank goodness. I don't think I could have waited any longer. I ate a shwarma chicken dish and a refreshing lemon and mint drink. I ate until I was tired. I was hoping to sleep right up until I was hungry ...