Shweiki Hotel

Address: Hammamat Street, Aqaba, Jordan | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Hammamat Street, Aqaba, is near Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, Haifa University, Beit Shearim, and Technion College.
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Travel Blogs from Aqaba


A travel blog entry by davidmuise49 on Apr 02, 2015

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April 2, 2015

After yesterday’s foolishness, we sailed into the port of Aquaba, Jordan. Aquaba was freed from the control of the Ottoman Empire in 1917 under the leadership of T.E. Lawrence aka "Lawrence of Arabia." Jordan is now ruled by King Hussein and Queen Noor.

This area’s biggest attraction is the lost city of Petra, "The Rose Red City" so called because it has been carved out of pink coloured cliffs. Originally built by ...

A Gorgeous Day in Petra

A travel blog entry by rambling_roamer on Mar 23, 2015

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... 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 ...

Time traveling

A travel blog entry by ruth.parent on Sep 18, 2014

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Had an early start to the day so Len and Bruce could head back into Petra for the long trek to the Monastery which is at the far end of the ruins and up 800 steps carved into the rock face. We attempted to take donkeys to ease the journey but alas decided we would be more exhausted trying to stay on the beast than if we climbed the steps ourselves. The journey and the destination did not disappoint as the views from the climb ...


A travel blog entry by richardandemily on Jun 05, 2014

... the long way back to the car park through the desert and through a canyon with amazing carved tombs. We were a little hesitant as we had tight time-frame to cross the boarder back to Israel to catch a bus from Eilat back to Tel Aviv but he assured us we would have time.

At the entrance to the canyon however some Bedoins (nomadic goat hearders) informed us the canyon was impassable due to flooding. At this point, had we ...

Snorkel, Shop, Savour

A travel blog entry by moinmotion on May 15, 2014

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... up since arriving in Jordan. I almost passed by one dim shop window, but spied a lovely specimen out of the corner of my eye. As I peered in, the lights magically came on, and a sweet old man opened the door to beckon me inside. His tanned leathery face lit up when he heard my name: "It's an Arabic name!", he smiled. He was even more delighted to learn that I was from Canada, and told me that my voice was "beautiful, like butter flowing out of your throat". I've ...

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