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 downloading some possible side trips other than Petra. But what I’ve seen in Jordan has totally blown me away, and for all the right reasons.
While Amman is an interesting city in its own right, you really need to get out of Amman to visit most of the sights Jordan is known for. While about town, I just so happened to eavesdrop on a Spanish couple, Miguel and Bea, asking questions from the Tourist Office about hiring a taxi to Petra. Five minutes later, the three of us were hashing out a … Read More »