Kings' Way Hotel
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When you travel you sometimes have that moment where you turn a corner or walk out of a building and see the most amazing sight. I have had the moment walking out of the train station in Venice Italy and saw the Grand Canal, on my way to the Banff National Park where you drive up a hill and the Rockies seem to appear out of the air and today when walking in a canyon and ...
... times. We found a power socket in the tent and an energy saving light bulb but now it made sense as to what the candles and matches on the bed side cabinet were for!!
‘Listen!’ I said to Roisin.
‘What?’ she said. ‘I can’t hear anything.’
‘Exactly!’ I replied. ‘What a peaceful existence. Nothing to do and so much time to do it!’
‘Like being at work ...
... were in English as well as Arabic.
Despite having a road map (as we used to back in the day before sat nav), this was not required as we just followed the signs for Petra and sure enough, just on 3 hours after leaving our airport hotel we were driving in to Wadi Musa.
The Rocky Mountain Hotel is a very rustic and charming establishment. The décor is simplistic with traditional Jordanian/Bedouin items displayed through the hotel. There is a ...
... too much of that. We stopped for the obligatory loo break...of course at a tourist rip off shop. As usual the stuff is pretty gimmicky and way too expensive. Shardi of course also needs to have a smoko break. I guess if I think about it I would expect Arab guys to smoke but perhaps not so many!? It seems that they ALL do...no doubt its a 'cultural manly' thing to do?? Even in the tourist shops the men are sitting in a corner drinking the strong Arabian ...
... and stunning. We continued along the path, totally awestruck by what we were seeing. We saw a few other major ruins along the way. All of us except Julia opted to do the monastery hike. It involves a lot of stairs - about 800 or so. It's fairly challenging but it sure as hell ain't Mt Sinai! Some people rented donkeys to go up. Felt sorry for the donkeys - I suppose that's what they are built for, but some are not treated very well. As we neared ...