Jordan

Amman for the Senses

-+*After the unbeatable highlight that was Petra, it was hard to find motivation for more exploring around Amman, the ancient capital of the Biblical Ammonites. However, I present you Amman for the Senses. Sights: The first thing I noticed is that Amman is really hilly. The panorama of houses is...

Petra — Lost City of Stone

-+*Described as “a red-rose city, half as old as time”, it seems like it’s been forever that I’ve wanted to visit Petra. I mean, an entire city, carved out of sandstone cliffs accessible only after walking through a 2km canyon? Built in the 6th century BC and flourishing with a...

Road Trip, Jordanian Style!

-+*Jordan made it onto my bucket list solely based on mystical Petra, an entire city carved in stone. So it was that I found myself in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Admittedly, I didn’t know much about Jordan and really hadn’t done very much planning for this leg, other than...