09/10: Little Petra and Wadi Rum

We began our day with a visit to Little Petra, also known as “Siq al-Berid”. It’s a miniature version of Petra, with a much shorter Siq (350 m), tombs, caves, water channels, niches, triclinia included. And as a bonus: painted (!) ceilings and an emergency exit. Little Petra is considered a suburb of Petra, a…

08/10: Petra

Petra, the rose-red city, one of the world wonders, one of the most-visited tourist attraction in Jordan and according to Unesco: “one of the most precious cultural properties of man’s cultural heritage” … A lot of superlatives and descriptions make that Petra fires the imagination. As this place was one of the numerous things on…

06/10 Mount Nebo – Kerak – Dana

Yella, Yella*! Our guide Omar was quite enthusiastic that morning to show us his country. Encouraged by his “Yella, Yella!”, we jumped into the bus and drove to Mount Nebo. The place where Moses could admire the Promised Land without being allowed to actually enter it. And just as Moses, we looked down on the…

05/10: Jerash & the Dead Sea

17 days ago … So, I went to Jordan. And my boyfriend too. And together with us 16 other people. As you can guess, we travelled in group. We didn’t have the time to properly prepare this trip, so we booked an organized trip. And we didn’t regret it: we enjoyed our stay in Jordan!…

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I am back. Back in Paris. Back from a great journey to Jordan. Back from some days in Belgium. The next days/week, I’ll upload pictures and blogposts about the trip to Jordan. There will be: floating on the Dead Sea, snorkeling in the Red Sea, exploring Petra, sleeping in the desert, hiking in a National…