Valley Stars Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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Travel Blogs from Wadi Musa
... When Johan arrived it would have been nothing like it is today. Apparently most of the city was buried in silt up to 4 metres. It seems to have been abandoned after a huge earthquake in 555AD and the Nabataeans retreated into the desert never to be heard of again according to the history books. In that time it was lost to the world until our Swiss friend discovered it some 1250 years later.
The entrance to the ancient city is the ...
... These are the Royal Tombs and although one can climb the 30 or so metres for a closer look, we were saving our legs for this ‘Big One’!!
We cut through a large seating area following the arrow directing us to the Monastery. It was now only 10am. We decided to tuck in to some of the packaged lunch that had been provided for us by the Hotel. Break finished, we rounded a bend and were confronted with the first 50 or so steps.
... evidence of very sophisticated water reticulation systems. A highly developed civilisation. Further walking and discovering and, of course tons of photos. Magic. Then the walk back towards the town, and lunch and the bus home to the ship. Mark and I would have drunk at least 3 litres of water each through the day, and were utterly buggered by the time we got to the restaurant. Speaking of which, the food was really great. I ...
... most spectacular very tall gorge with rocks of the most awesome shapes and colours. The guide explained about some of the carved rocks, many which we wouldn't have even noticed without him. It was about a 2.5km walk through the gorge before we rounded a corner and could see the treasury through the crack. WOW - it truly is amazing and I actually felt a little gobsmacked and speechless. It's easy to appreciate why it is (or was?) one of the wonders of the ...
... As appealing as that may have been we still had some way to go so we carried on.
Suddenly Jehad brings the car to a halt on the road. We're not sure why at first, there's very little other traffic on the road, I think we've seen more goats on the road than cars. We reverse up a bit and he points out a little tortoise very slowly meandering across the road. I didn't realise tortoises lived in the wilds of Jordan, but concluded ...