Enthralling Wadi Rum

“No man can live this life and emerge unchanged. He will carry.. the imprint of the desert… and he will have within him the yearning to return…. For this cruel land can cast a spell which no temperate clime can match.’” T.E. Lawrence Still ecstatic after my Petra experience, I thought there was no other place in Jordan... Continue Reading →

Ancient bastions of power

I have a fascination for the Crusades, that period in Middle Ages when military campaigns were sanctioned by the Latin Roman Catholic church to restore Christian access to holy places in and around Jerusalem. They were turbulent times with several transitions between Christian and Muslim rule. After two centuries of fighting, the crusaders departed the... Continue Reading →

Mad about Mud

“But you have to experience it” Sufyan, insisted in his American accent as he drove. I wasn’t keen on taking a dip. I just really wanted to walk on the beach, take a few pictures and head back to Amman early. Besides, I didn’t bring a swimsuit. “You can get one at the hotel.” he... Continue Reading →

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