Mujib Biosphere Reserve – Jordan

Mujib Biosphere Reserve - Jordan

[Walkers trekking through the river at Mujib Biosphere Reserve - Jordan] If you ask someone what they know about Jordan before they have been here, you would probably get the usual response of “Petra, the Dead Sea, and Wadi Rum.” That, and a few biblical sites was about my knowledge at least. So the Mujib […]

Roman theatre, Amman – Jordan

Roman Theatre - Amman

The Roman theatre in Amman. And we aren’t talking about the outskirts of town here, but smack in the middle of the city. It’s an incredible sight to see this nearly 2000 year old ruin amidst apartment blocks and a busy city road. TIL: In Roman times Amman was known as Philadelphia. Photo Gallery: Amman […]

New Country Day: Jordan

Jordan Visa Stamp

Country: Jordan Date: 9 May 2012 After spending the last seven months in Southeast Asia, Jordan has made for a refreshing New Country Day. Apart from a three day stopover in Dubai I haven’t been anywhere in the Middle East, so I am looking forward to exploring more of this part of the world. I […]