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Jerash: Better The Second Time Around

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | Views [1016]

WE HAVE BEEN RELUCTANT TO REVISIT OUR FAVORITE places but we returned to Jordan to see if Petra and Jerash were as good as we remembered.  Petra, like love, was every bit as wonderful the second time around.  And we are happy to report, so ... Read more >

Petra: Day Three — High Place of Sacrifice

Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | Views [610]

TODAY WE CLIMBED AGAIN, this time to the “High Place of Sacrifice.”  The climb wasn’t as arduous nor the destination as impressive.  Eventually you arrive at two monumental obelisks dedicated by unknown cults to forgotten ... Read more >

Petra: Day Two — The Monastery

Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | Views [337]

WE DIDN’T DAWDLE TODAY IN THE SIQ and quickly squeezed by a couple of tour groups.  We have walked here, where Indiana Jones rode in The Last Crusade, half a dozen times and are almost immune to the views.  Except for the first sighting ... Read more >

Petra: Day One — The Treasury and Beyond

Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | Views [328]

PETRA HASN’T CHANGED MUCH SINCE WE WERE HERE last — not much, in fact, since the Romans were here.  You still enter through the “Siq,” the 1200 meter-long slot canyon that leads to the iconic “Treasury” and your ... Read more >

Happy Anniversary: #4 and 21

Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | Views [311]

TODAY IS ANOTHER DOUBLE ANNIVERSARY — twenty-one years of marriage and the beginning of Year Five of our travel odyssey.  But we weren’t in a celebratory mood.  Our luggage, virtually all of our worldly possessions, is still in ... Read more >

Lost Luggage

Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | Views [342]

DON’T YOU HATE IT WHEN SOMEONE AHEAD OF YOU monopolizes one of the three check-in counters with a stupid problem?  Well, today that would have been us.  We found the perfect flight to Jordan, Gulf Air leaving Abu Dhabi at 7:45 AM and ... Read more >

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