Steigenberger La Playa Resort
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... Michael slept through most of it. Liz fared a little better that day but went downhill the next, sleeping most of the day. We both hope to be fit enough to cope with the long, hot walk into Petra tomorrow. If not, there will be another couple of desiccated skeletons on the side of the road to Petra. Every time someone coughs now I'm going to kick them in the ...
... nearby, but they aren't sure exactly where. From there it was a long descent to the Dead Sea where we soaked up the sun and floated in the salty waters - even trying the "mud treatment" to make our skin even smoother than it was just from the sea. What an experience!
For the next two days we explored the Petra region, and you will understand what I mean when I said in the title of this entry that "just when you've seen it all"... Petra is incredible! It ...
... 8211; At Sea
During the morning we continued to pass through the Gulf of Aden. At about mid day, we entered the Traffic Separation Scheme for the Bab el Mandeb, which is the southern entrance to the Red Sea. At mid afternoon, we exited the Bab el Mandeb and actually entered the Red Sea, setting a northwesterly course, passing Hanish Al Kubra, Yemen around 5:30 PM.
This morning we did a repeat ...
... be 3 or 4 dinar max to get to our hotel. Now the thing about Jordan and Israel is that taxi drivers hound you to death. No different here. Of course, they want to charge 6 dinar, so we walk away, and find another taxi. We tell him the name of the place, ask if he knows it, and he says "yes, 4 dinar". After about 5 or so minutes of him driving around, it seems pretty clear he doesn’t know where he’s going. Super. After probing him ...
... him and took him to the place of sacrifice through Petra; all through the journey he was making notes of the route. When he got back, he published the existence and location of the hidden city. The guide said there are still Jordanians, including his grandfather, who will not trust the Swiss because of this man.
When you get to the entrance to the site (which is on the UNESCO World Heritage list), you still ...
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