Steigenberger La Playa Resort
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... and found out that the office was closed due to prayers. We had no choice but to wait. As the ferry to Jordan is notorious for leaving later than scheduled, this did not seem a problem. We took the time to chat and share travel experiences. A little later we were even joined by an Arabic speaking Chinese couple from Cairo, who turned out to be a real asset to our little group, as one of them had actually travelled the same route before. Score!
... park and is a great tourist attraction. The coach let us off and we had to walk through a souq then get our tickets to enter the park.
A little history of this park: This was a lost city that was carved into sheer rock by the Nabataeans more than 2000 years ago. Because of a period of decline and a series of earthquakes, Petra was abandoned and forgotten. Petra was later rediscovered by Johann Ludwig Burckhardt.
As you ...
... it would not be wise to camp. We ended up checking into Darna Village hostel - for 12.50JD per person per night we got a super comfy room with airconditioning, private bathroom, swimming pool, internet and all literally across the road from the beach.
It was way too hot to be out in the sun or even swimming in the sea so we cooled off in the pool and then chilled in the shade until about 5pm when it was time for snorkelling. Here in Aqaba ...
... years ago, settling in southern Jordan. They took advantage of the mountains of their desert home to construct a defensible capital. Instead of building, they literally carved a series of beautiful homes, intricately carved tombs and decorative temples out of the rock. The name Petra itself comes from the Greek work for “rock”. After the Romans absorbed the kingdom into the Roman Empire in 106 AD, ...
... 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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