Steigenberger La Playa Resort
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... to a minority, if we don't make the effort to be open and learn about things outside of our insular circle. I am excited to say that I am thrilled that I have been greeted by beautiful polite and generous people. Jordan is interesting and contrasting to our beautiful country, of which is colourful and green, clean and young. Jordan's beauty is colourful in shades of subdued reds, pink, golden to white earthen tones, soft green, purple, black like the black iris that ...
... me tell you, it did not disappoint. In fact, I think this may have been the best scuba diving I have ever done (and that's comparing to some pretty epic destinations, including Cancun, Puerto Rico, the Florida Keys, Hawaii, and the Great Barrier Reef...). We had thought about getting our Advanced Open Water certification in Egypt, and I'm now wishing that we had maybe had a few extra days to do it in Jordan. Not only was the diving phenomenal, but we found ...
... of instruments (even the bag pipes turned up at 1 pt) &, for some reason, the firing of weapons!! An evening that reminds you why you travel.
This hospitality we enjoyed was felt throughout the country. We were constantly welcomed to Jordan & the people are super friendly.
From Petra, we headed further south to safari in the stunning Wadi Rum desert & dive in the gorgeous Gulf of Aqaba. Some of the sea life included a friendly ...
We arrived in Aqaba mid morning and walked around to find a hotel. We were with the Slovenian couple and found an ok one which was quite cheap. We had to get an Egyptian visa and went up to the consulate only to find that the 2 days we were there it was closed. Aqaba is a lovely port town on the red sea and was quite hot, 30 degrees. We spent time swimming ...
... after seven. Which we got to watch from the shore since they refused to let us on the boat. There is still some question about who should have done what and what could have been done to help but there were several phone calls made from Eric's phone (at nearly $3 a minute) trying to get the border patrol and the ferry crew and our travel agent on the same page. We were on the list to board but we were not permitted to board since we did not have a tour guide ...
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