Wadi Rum, Jordan – Part III – Desert Tour – Petroglyphs & Graffiti

Our second stop was this section of rock carved with petroglyphs and graffiti.  I can’t remember exactly what our guide told us, except that he referred to the markings as graffiti by ancient Bedouin traders. What little information I was able to find on the internet about theses markings was that they are camel petroglyphs…

Jordan – Drive from Petra to Wadi Rum

Couple of points of interest that I want to share! First, is that in all my years living in Qatar, ONLY ONCE did I see a camel out on the desert, off the side of the road while driving! And that camel was being ridden by a farm hand behind a wire fence! I’m going…

Petra, Jordan – Hyatt Zaman Hotel & Resort in Wadi Musa

Michael and I had two nights, one full day in Wadi Musa to see Petra. Our two night stay at the hotel deserves a blog because it was so unique!  This hotel and surrounding area had a mediterranean feel – like the San Marco Hotel we stayed at on Mykonos. Both hotels were a maze…

Petra, Jordan – Part VII – The Rose-Red City

Soon after the Treasury you walk out of the Siq to the main city of Petra. I will be quoting the Petra map given to us at the Visitor Center at the start of the tour to describe each location. Our tour guide only took us as far as the Winged-Lion Temple.  I honestly can’t…

Petra, Jordan – Part VI – The Treasury (Al Khazna)

There was SO much happening here, that I will break this blog down into sections. The Treasury  I was overwhelmed, so I took many pictures to be able to go back and take a closer look to then take it all in! Our guide told us that the Treasury seems to be an ancient calendar…