June 29, 2017

Bedouin Boy with Goat

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This young Bedouin boy with his goat is enjoying the afternoon sun in Petra, an archaeological site thatís a must-see on any national tour of Jordan.

Photo Feature: Roman Ruins in Jordan

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Of course, one finds Roman ruins in Rome, but they are also prevalent in Jordan, Syria, Israel and other Middle Eastern destinations.† Planning a vacation to include some of these ruins is fun, fascinating and educational for tourists of all ages.† In Rome, for example, ancient ruins are in the [...]

Photo from the Road: Greenery and a Carved Roman Ruin

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This architectural image represents many such photo opportunities in Amman, Jordan. The city is home to several sets of Roman ruins, as well a handful of notable restaurants, such as the Blue Fig.

Four Baby Camels and a Bedouin

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These four baby camels were photographed along with our Bedouin guide during a weekend getaway to Wadi Rum in Jordan. The area is known for its rock formations, dark skies, petroglyphs and for previously being a known hangout for Lawrence of Arabia himself.

Photo from the Road: Jordanian Soldier

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This Jordanian soldier stands guard among the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Jerash. The entire city plays host to a cultural festival every year, and is a popular destination for vacationers touring Jordan.

Photo from the Road: Petra Man with Donkey

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This man in Petra, Jordan takes a break with his donkey after taking tourists for a ride along the Siq. Petra is known around the world as the ancient rose red city in the rocks.

Souk Shopping, a Roman Theater and the Temple of Hercules Part of the Amman Travel Experience

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One of the oldest, continuously-inhabited cities on Earth, the Jordanian capital of Amman is considered by many to be simply a stopover on their way to more famous in-country destinations such as Petra, the Dead Sea, Madaba or one of the numerous crusader castles in the kingdom. But there are [...]

Jebel Haroun, the Nabataeans and Indiana Jones: Petra, Jordan Brings Movie Magic and History to the Middle East Travel Experience

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One of the New Seven Wonders, the rose-red city of Petra, Jordan has hosted the filming of Indiana Jones, countless tourists and a number of notable international celebrities.

Mosaics, Fireside Meals and Daytrips of a Lifetime in Madaba, Jordan

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Managing a multi-day stopover in Madaba on your way to Petra means amazing mosaics, dinner at the atmospheric Haret Jdoudna and quite possibly crossing a number of daytrips off your personal bucket list.

Jerash: Cultural Festivities, Roman Architecture and Phenomenal Photo Ops

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Arguably one of the most well-preserved and extensive set of Roman ruins outside of Italy, Jerash is one of the crowning jewels in Jordanís tourism crown.

Camping in Jordanís Wadi Rum: Petroglyphs, Lawrence of Arabia, Stargazing and More

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Our first night in Jordanís magical Wadi Rum began with a sky-high bon fire, exotic Arabic music and a food table piled high with hummus, olives, lamb and rice.

Photo from the Road: Friendly Jordanian Donkey

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Shot in Petra, this image of a friendly and curious donkey has always stuck with me as one of my favorites.

Photo from the Road: Camel up Close

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I admit it. Iím a sucker for camels. Up close and personal, or with a great zoom lense, Iím always up to try to capture their animated faces for posterity.

Photo from the Road: Tea Lady of Petra

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Middle East will always be dear to my heart, and Petra is one of my favorite attractions in the region.