Wadi Rum, Jordan – Part IX – Final Moments

I enjoyed some time in the morning to wander around the camp and take some final pictures… The sand was so beautiful…like an orange sea with waves. The sand wasn’t as hot as the afternoon sand the day before, but hot enough! Weird tracks in the sand!  Lizards maybe? The view! This was the location…

Wadi Rum, Jordan – Part VII – Zarb – Bedouin Barbecue

The highlight of the evening was the Zarb – a Bedouin barbecue. Michael and I no longer eat meat, but can still appreciate that the chicken and lamb were slowly roasted in this underground barbecue for at least 3 hours! Bedouin in the entire Arab Peninsula have cooked their food underground, in earth ovens for…

Wadi Rum, Jordan – Part III – Desert Tour – Alameleh Inscriptions

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 was this: these markings are throughout Wadi Rum. they…

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…