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Visit Jerash "the region's finest ruins" 50km north of Amman
Visit Madaba most famous for it's collection of Byzanthine-era mosaic/ Mount Nebo where Moses stood to contemplate the promised land.119km south of Jerash
Arrive dead sea,sleep. 27km from mount Nebo
... a 4h stopover in Cairo from 4am to 8am - arrrgh) we quickly got our rental car and drove north towards the town of Jerash. The driving is a bit crazy around Amman but according to Philippe it's nowhere as bad as Manila (and therefore nowhere as fun apparently), so Hubby is fine cruising in our tiny rental car :-)
We arrived in Jerash around noon and there was no way we ...
Ayyubid era castle built on Jabal Auf, Northern Jordan around 1184/1185 to protect the muslims against the Crusaders after Salah-al-Din defeated the Crusaders in that region. Interesting area as one can see Jerusalem and Damascus. From the castle one can walk to the Palestinian Territories border and it takes approximately 30 ...
... others we were unsure whether we'd be successful in ordering (without the aid of being able to point at food) so we decided to leave it for another night unfortunately, the dinner we had at the hotel restaurant was quite awful and Vivien punctuated this fact by expelling it about an hour later... hopefully when she wakes up she'll feel OK because we have a long trip south to Aqaba today where I'm hoping it will be warm enough to swim in the Red ...
... was a variety of options for dining and shopping. We went to a cute cafe over looking the lights of the "white city". We ate pizza and had some shisha. Then as a group we headed to one of the markets that was just closing down as we arrived. We all said our goodbyes and I headed off to bed. Solo traveller again. At least until tomorrow night when I make it to the last leg of my trip and finally get to see my cousin and her family. It's been an amazing ...