Ajlun, Jordan

Travel Blogs from Ajlun

Ajlun Travel Blogs (5)
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 ...

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 ...

Extreme heat of Jerash, Ajloun, Jordan travel blog

Extreme heat of Jerash

A travel blog entry by anita.russ

... with atmospheric rooms leading off of each other and archery slits looking out over the surrounding hillsides. This castle guards the Jordan Valley and was later used as an Ottoman garrison. We stopped for lunch at a very nice restaurant called Green ...

Yallah Shabab!  250 Youth Volunteers in Ajloun!, Ajlun , Jordan travel blog

Yallah Shabab! 250 Youth Volunteers in Ajloun!

A travel blog entry by jocelyinjordan


Yesterday Hind (my Supervisor) and I joined the Jordan River Foundation summer Youth Volunteers on a trip to Ajloun Forest Reserve (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajloun_Forest_Reserve) to celebrate their 3 weeks of hard work, community service and ...