Steigenberger La Playa Resort
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... in about 1300AD, when the people outgrew Ayla. Next to the castle was the mosque, the heritage museum, the harbour (as the port city was a thriving fishing village), and The Great Arab Revolt Plaza dominated by a huge flagpole and Jordanian flag, no doubt to remind Israel on the other side of the bay that they are a great and proud nation. It was at this plaza that the revolt against the Ottomans germinated, which eventually led to the fall of the Ottoman Dynasty, which the Turks are ...
... excelled at ancient history,she had a great appreciation of all these lands... We had lunch..at 3.30pm... at a good hotel,lovely food, of unknown things,best olives ever, they grow well here,a good journey back in the evening light ,the little flocks being shepherded back home,all along the way,and the mountains a beautiful pink. We had a very light dinner on our balcony,hearing the call to prayer ,all peaceful and nice, after such a special day in Jordan...we ...
... border to Amman. She has lived in Bethlehem for the last 16 years and so can talk the talk and knows the local tricks of getting around. From Amman, we took a 4 1/2 hour bus trip to Aqaba. Tickets cost 8 JD or R100 each, very reasonable and in a very respectable bus. Jordanian transport seems to be cheap, even the Taxis are very reasonable. So after arriving at the Aqaba bus station, we found our hotel ...
... choice. Walked upstairs to try and find seats – found a block of 9 right near the information room, no windows but at least our group was together. It took over 1-1.5 hrs to get going but finally we started to move. Mike was designated as our group passport officer, he took all our passports so they could organise visas for us. Went for a walk up to the top deck to see the view – Saudi Arabia on the opposite side. Pretty ...
... A third group, which I joined for awhile, left to go another mile to another area.
The Nabataeans remained master of their own destiny off and on, reaching the height of their development of Petra around 40 AD when they became embroiled in Roman advances into the Middle East. Yet they still managed to remain relatively independent until around 106 AD. By 630 AD, the ...
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