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... being patient for me too. We are both working hard to make ourselves better people individually that when we finally meet it truly will be a match made in heaven. It was going to be a long driving day. We were working our way from Petra to Madaba. Our first stop was going to be Karak castle, built during the crusades of the 11th and 12th century. On our way to the castle we stopped to meet a man living in a cave. He converted a Volkswagen Beetle ...
... and then we saw the most exciting wildlife of the trip. Jen hit the brakes as we saw a large bird of prey feeding on carrion in the middle of the road. As we neared the bird, it was completely unfazed by our presence, and simply carried on devouring. After a few seconds, it rose from the road and swooped away across the fields. Its size and colouring could mean only one thing. We had just witnessed the feeding and take-off of a Golden Eagle. We were ...
... tourist parked next to us couldn't read English!
We drove on further into the park passed the Petrified Dunes and on towards Balanced Rock, where we stopped to walk the 0.3 mile trail and take some pictures. The total height of Balanced Rock is about 128 feet (39 m), with the balancing rock rising 55 feet (16.75 m) above the base. The big rock on top is the size of three school buses.
Temperatures were already climbing into ...
... s didn’t live in tepees, like their Native American cousins on the plains, they were farmers and built more permanent dwellings.
As we dropped down into the valley Darren started to name the different rock formations, strangely they all seemed to have English names! I asked whether the Navajo’s had named the rock formations and rather predictably discovered that it was a western obsession to name and claim things!
We drove ...
... our worries. This 2015 RV was not equipped with the right generator size. We had the ole’ 4.0 when we should have had the 5.5. Whatever that means. So with 100 degree temps the little generator that could and should just wouldn’t. It kept kicking off and the Solarium raged on. We couldn’t head down to Lake Powell and the Grand Canyon where temps routinely hit 105-115.
The cheers from the back of ...
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