Tag Archives: Jordan

Identical Opposites

Snow. We have lots of it today. That often happens when it warms up, and this week is no exception. But it’s still cold enough for the snow to form drifts, and when it’s sunny, that creates some wonderful “sparkling” … Continue reading

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Jerash Revisited

Today I’m going back to my Jordan visit last spring. This was my fourth visit to Jerash. It is an absolutely amazing place, and I highly recommend a visit if you ever have the chance. Jerash provides many stunning images … Continue reading

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Name That Country

See if you can guess where these pictures were taken. First, let’s start with the resort. … with a perfect beach-front location … … complete with water sports … … flowering trees … … and a quiet balcony overlooking the … Continue reading

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The Martian

The Martian is being released this week, so it seemed like the perfect excuse to post a few of the pictures I took in Wadi Rum this spring. In case you were wondering, The Martian was shot in Wadi Rum, … Continue reading

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A Quiet Day in Amman

As you may have noticed, I am slowly working my way through my trip to Jordan and Israel in April of this year, interspersed with various side trips in North America. As I do that, I’m even going to include … Continue reading

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The Bedouin

On our trip to Jordan this spring, we were fortunate enough to be invited by the local Bedouin guide to visit his home and taste fresh butter and Shaneeheh. Ashoosh is a huge fan of Jordanian Shaneeneh, so of course … Continue reading

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Ancient Copper Mines

On my first visit to Jordan we hiked down Wadi Dana, emerging into Wadi Araba near Feynan Lodge. We had heard that you could still see ancient copper mines in the area, so when we spotted this, we figured that … Continue reading

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