Ajlun, Jordan

Travel Blogs from Ajlun

Ajlun Travel Blogs (7)
Castles, Citadel and Turkish Bath, Ajlun, Jordan travel blog

Castles, Citadel and Turkish Bath

A travel blog entry by meganholley


... maker. His family has been in the business since the 1800s! He demonstrated his carving on the handle and later showed everyone how he even creates the handles. There are so many neat things to see in Jordan, everything is so old it's hard to believe. ...

Ajlun Crusader Castle, Ajlun, Jordan travel blog

Ajlun Crusader Castle

A travel blog entry by philiphannis


This weekend was pretty low key. Ajlun, an hour outside of Amman, is a crusader-era castle on top of a mountain. It really transported you back to that era. The countryside is beautiful ...

Hiking in Jordan exists!, Ajloun , Jordan travel blog

Hiking in Jordan exists!

A travel blog entry by wanderwomen


... and just wanted to welcome us.   Near the end of the hike, it was about 2pm in the afternoon and on a Friday in Jordan, after prayers, the Jordanians start their family picnics for lack of a better way to explain them.  As we started to near the ...

Aljoun castle, Ajloun, Jordan travel blog

Aljoun castle

A travel blog entry by desertfish


Aljoun castle was built around 1184 AD by Izz al-Din Usama, nephew to Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi. It was built atop mt. 'Auf and from its hight vantage point sentries could see Palestine, Syria and Iraq. This making it a strategic link against the ...