International Arab Divers Village
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of our time in Petra, we were pretty much coated with a fine layer of sand, which combined with our copious volumes of sweat and sunscreen to stick like glue to our clothe and skin. The temperature was over 40C at Aqaba and high 30s in Petra. Much of the walking route was in full sunshine. We went through about 5 litres of water and still felt dehydrated most of the day. Nevertheless, I would not have missed this for the ...
... cultivate camels and goats and feed them from their hand sown and harvested wheat fields. These so called wheat fields are barely discernible upon first sight as they are by Australian standards barely deserving of the term wheat fields. The exceptionally meager falls of maybe 300 mm per year in this region results in a very sparse stunted and weedy form of crop. (No trees) Goats abound and there are numerous camels ...
... of them sat around seemingly just to catch up amongst themselves before heading in for the night. I felt like I was a traveller finally and really wish I'd had the time to hang out here for a week and learn to do some basic rock climbing. Wadi Rum is definitely a place I'd like to come back to... as I've said to a few people this Jordan trip was a bit of a reccy in some ways, just to see where is worthwhile spending more time.
Well we finally got to our hotel after 11pm (it was the slow boat) and we had all reached the end of our tether. In fact I lost it inside Jordan immigration when all the men started smoking but we won't dwell on that! On the way to our hotel we were all amazed when we saw traffic lights, and they worked, and the cars actually stopped! Haven't seen a lot of that in most of the countries we have been in over the last five weeks! ...
... Done a big loop). But disaster struck again. Pulled off the highway to bush camp and immediately got stuck in the sand. Once again the rear back axel wheels took the weight and the drive wheels just spun.
Solution - No, don't take the back wheels off, tie the axel up etc. This time it was "get the sand mats out." But they don't work if you want to go backwards of course!!!!!! All that happened was our driver pulled a muscle ...