Travel Blogs from Amman
I put my foot into the Jordan River.
Lynda had organized a trip to Jordan for some of her friends and me. Unfortunately, visa issues kept her in Afghanistan, so, on this trip, there were only four intrepid travelers, Kat, Rhonda, Ernest and me. After a couple of days touring Amman, we climbed aboard the Range Rover and headed for the Jordan …
Arrived in Amman quite late,
Europcar did not have our reservation (what else is new ?). The man at the teller told us getting to our hotel was easy. "get to circle seven and then just drive down to circle two". For Sarah and me the circle would be quite obvious, like a huge roundabout with a portrait of the King his wife and son.
We got …
I lie. It really isn't Lynda, it’s me. Since I love, really love, history, traveling in Jordan is like being in a candy store with lots of money. This part of the world has been fought over and overrun for millennia and all of the warriors and people who followed them left their unique footprint on the landscape. Egyptians …
... 8217;t know, the Dead Sea is a hypersaline lake, containing 33.3% salinity. The Atlantic Ocean is only 3.7% saline. The other interesting fact about the Dead Sea is that it is the lowest point on earth, the surface waters being 423m below sea level.
We decided to splurge for the day and spend the day at one of the luxurious Dead Sea resorts - the O-Beach Spa. Good choice! Having just come from the Red Sea where we wore shorty wet ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
The InterContinental is justifiably proud of its service and amenities. We have stayed there before when visiting Amman and will again.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.