Madaba, Jordan – Madaba Map

Madaba is about 35km away from Amman. The drive is along the 5,000-year-old Kings Highway. Madaba is known as the “City of Mosaics.” This little church in Madaba, St. George Greek Orthodox Church, is home to the famous 6th century Mosaic Map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. Map of the Mosaic Map! The staff…

Ajloun, Jordan – Ajloun Castle

Our first full day in Jordan started with a drive north from the city of Amman to the town of Ajloun to see Ajloun Castle. This 12th century Muslim castle was used to control traffic along the ancient King’s Highway and to protect the area from Crusaders who wanted to reclaim the Holy Land from Muslim rule….