Valley Stars Inn
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Valley Stars Inn Wadi Musa
Travel Blogs from Wadi Musa
... it was still standing and was still in fairly good shape. Petra was abandoned after a giant earthquake hit the area in the late first century. The hike up to the Monastery was exhausting. It was a direct uphill climb with snaking stairs the entire way. It took a solid 45minutes to an hour to get to the top. Once I crossed the final area I saw an empty space and a little cafe. I didn't know what I was looking for. As I walked closer towards the cafe I ...
... translated in German and has a list of 200 plus German curse words. Interesting curse words include "Ass ****ed squirrel" and "****inghitlershit". Somehow in these games you can't name yourself the above-said squirrel, but you can name yourself a "*****". This conversation prompted the German in the group to bring up interesting German swear words. I learnt the Germans have a special swear word for "male prostituting selling himself for pennies". What an intriguing ...
... and then he calls over a taxi and that's your driver. He will tell you that buses don't run and if you ask to go to Aqaba center (to catch a bus) he'll start giving you better prices for where you are actually going. Eventually we got a cab and were headed to the center. About half way there the cabbie said that he could give us a good rate and get us to Petra for 40, which really was only about 2 dinar more then we would have spent taking the cab and bus. ...
... and a couple of free ranging camels. There are small villages and towns along the King's Road to Petra, and the road goes over the top of the mountains and the views are amazing. It is unfortunate that there is a lot of haze so the visibility isn't that brilliant, but the landscape here is truly ravishing. We guess it is the novelty value of seeing a landscape so lacking in the colour green. We do see a lot of Bedouin camps dotted around, with goats and sheep being shepherded ...
... the same rock that I had watched the sunset from, and this was much more impressive. The sunrise was beautiful, even though I was shivering due to my core temperature dropping so much during the night!
We all had breakfast at the camp. It was their traditional breakfast. It consisted of pitas, a big naan bread kind of thing, some vegetables, yogurt, spices and jams. It was pretty good. We ...