Valley Stars Inn
Travel Blogs from Wadi Musa
... English and tells us that he is a soldier because "I want to liberate my people." As I am turning this over in my head, somehow Michael gets caught up in a conversation about going to Palestine, and the 26 year old decides he wants more photos of me. Before I can react, he is almost sitting on me, his hand running up and down my neck and back and his face getting WAY too close to mine. His arm pulls me tightly towards him and he tries to bring my face up against his, ...
... going home. We took our time getting ready, checked out of the hotel and hung out around the Petra site most of the day. We people watched, bought gifts, ate lunch and I fed a kitty which followed anyone around with food. The day was nice and it was nice to be outside, in the shade at least. But at about 2 we had run out of things to do and our taxi, the guy the brought us to Petra, was supposed to pick us up at 4 by the hotel. So we grabbed a snack and sat ...
... when I lived in Jordan, I remembering being among the only people inside the entire city. The town of Wadi Musa sits on the edge of Petra, and before the peace treaty, there was only one western-quality hotel. From planning for this trip, I was already aware how much the tourist traffic to Petra had increased, and there are now literally dozens of hotels, ranging from youth hostels to a Marriott and Hilton. As ...
... after passing through the outer Siq to the area near the tombs, stopped to use the facilities. Here we were greeted by the proprietor of the 'Why Not Shop’, who greeted Elias and offered to show him his cave. Elias accepted; the cave turns out to be located in the back of the shop. The owner – who is younger than I am - was born in the cave, and his family has been living in it for five hundred years.
Rejoined by Cindy and ...
... as well as a leopard down by the watering hole near the resort's pool. We had our standard buffet breakfast and headed outside to find our guide "King" - as in King of the Jungle. Sure enough, Ron had already corralled him, and Doyle was just coming out the main entrance door, so the four of us once again were together for our game drive to the landing strip where we were to meet our bush pilots for the flight back to the Kilimanjaro ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking