Tag Archives: Jordan

Feynan Lodge

Our next stop was Feynan lodge – a very interesting eco-lodge in southern Jordan. After a brief detour through Karak to pick up wine for the evening, we arrived at the lodge just in time for sunset. The hills around … Continue reading

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Jericho

We thought we had all day for our return trip to Jordan, but we discovered the border closes at 1:00 PM on Saturday. We moved up our departure to leave enough time to visit Jericho. For many of us, the … Continue reading

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Al Karak

Karak Castle, dates back to the crusades, and is one of many interesting sites in Jordan well worth a visit. We stopped there briefly on our way to Jerusalem. I suppose in a way this is apropos, given that the … Continue reading

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Headed Home

For the past two weeks I have been visiting Jordan and Israel. Time and wifi access have limited my ability to blog, but now I’m headed home. Over the next few weeks I will try to share some of my … Continue reading

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Hitching a Ride

I want to thank Middle East Moments for giving me the idea for this post. She wrote that even after living in Jordan for several years, she still comments every time she sees a camel riding in the back of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves

This picture of sunset in Wadi Rum, Jordan, captures the overlapping curves of the hills fading to dark. Why this picture? Of all the memories I have of Jordan, the sunsets stand out. But for all their beauty, sunsets tend … Continue reading

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Jerash

Just one small example of the amazing detail you will see at Jerash in Jordan.

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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral

The stone walls in Jordan make the perfect canvas for portraits of flowers and ants.

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Purple

There isn’t any deep philosophical theme to today’s post, just a collection of interesting flowers, starting with this purple thistle. They are lovely to look at, but not so nice to walk through. This picture was taken at Umm Qais … Continue reading

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Clouds Over Jordan

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