Radisson Blu Tala Bay Resort, Aqaba
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... being Friday and thus the local weekend, the beaches were packed.
There is little left of old historical value, but I find an old fort and an archeological site with a village they are still unearthing.
As to cinemas - zip, there was one, it closed.
Given a wee lack of sleep I had a late lunch, the food feels more Mediterranean ...
... city. There was an option to take a horseback ride to the beginning of the Sig (a narrow canyon that is the main entrance to the city) or to take a carriage to the Treasury (the first building that you see when you enter the city). We decided to walk, as it was all downhill and we were told that you really need to walk through the Sig to see and appreciate everything. There was not much to see until you got to the beginning of the canyon. Near there were huge carved blocks of ...
... still standing. It also has a spot where you can stay and turn in a circle and see Amman for miles.
Of course we needed to finish off the afternoon with food so we headed to the Wild Jordan Cafe. It has a beautiful view of the city, organic food, and a wonderful Chai Latte.
Laura, Angela and Kati all headed out on the plane for different areas of the world. Melissa stayed behind to give us a few more days of companionship!
... We could see families enjoying the beach on the Saudi side,jeeps parked under shaded awnings beside bbq's and picnic tables covered with food and drink. The women sported full coverage "burkinis" or just kept their clothes on in the water, their heads and entire bodies still fully covered. Just think of the advantages - no need for greasy sunscreen or shaving your legs!
Ayman had advised the women in our group to avoid the public beaches, saying that ...
Ok, phew now I have my first blog out of the way I can start to develop my blogging persona....I'm seeing Carrie Bradshaw circa Sex and the City not Carrie Bradshaw circa the Carrie Diaries...hell I think I'm older than both of them, but don't let that deter! Add in a little Miranda Hart, I know that's hard as good thing come in big packages, the bigger the better, and dust it all over with sprinkles of Eddy, Pats and ...