Travel Blogs from Wadi Rum
... mattresses and poured us all tea, the Qasid staff asked us to share any talent or hobbies that we had.. So I debated with my friends between teaching Taps or “Koumbyah.” (SP?)I led the latter and everyone sang, but I still taught my close friends Taps. It wasn’t nearly as bad as karaoke, but I still don’t think I sounded great. Either way.. It was a cool moment to share an American camping tradition with the school. We then dragged our ...
... Abdullah II to control a country still struggling for economic and social survival, as well as regional peace.
Aqaba not really anything special doesn't seem to have that vibe that Dahab had, but if your not headed to Egypt Aqaba makes a good diving choice for Jordan.
A hour bus ride up the road from Aqaba lies the desert oasis ...
... face of a 200m high sheer mountain and while Shawn and Ange made us dinner we had a few cold drinks and watched the sun setting in the distance. Our sleeping accomodation was simply our ground sheets and sleep bags set up under the stars. What a sight with all the stars growing brighter and brighter as the real night-time darkness set in. We woke up early to a cup of Luci's special Turkish ...
... they are using auto welders, haven't seen any valves, hope their welding is spot on
We got to Wadi Rum; the whole place is a park, surrounded by mountain, very impressive
We took the 4x4 tour, rather than anything with 4 legs
It was easier climbing these, even though they are pretty craggy, a lot easier than the steps in Petra
The sand is a lot finer/softer here than Petra, it’s more like gravel there, nice ...
... the whole trip - even breakfasts in Uzbeckistan and Turkey.
The landscape was fantastic, huge 'mountains' of rocks protruding hundreds of metres from the desert which was once the floor of the sea. Many of them looked like a stack of pancakes with maple syrup dripping down them. Very little vegetation in this desert, just some small clumps of bushes not more than a metre high that the wild camels grazed on. They look majestic loping along in such ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting