Tag Archives: Wadi Rum

The Martian

The Martian is being released this week, so it seemed like the perfect excuse to post a few of the pictures I took in Wadi Rum this spring. In case you were wondering, The Martian was shot in Wadi Rum, … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Jordan, Photography, Travel, Wadi Rum | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Amazing But True

We saw some fascinating rock carvings in Siq Burrah in Wadi Rum, and came across this one. It looks a lot like a carving of a Brontosaurus.  I’ll let you draw your own conclusions about the implications.

Posted in Desert, Jordan, Travel, Wadi Rum | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Not What I Expected

I woke up yesterday to find ten centimeters of snow, slush and ice pellets in my driveway. Spring may be here in theory, but in practice it still looks far too much like winter. But in three days we will … Continue reading

Posted in Jordan, Photography, Travel | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Jamal’s Favourite Landmark

Some pictures really don’t need an explanation.

Posted in Jordan, Travel | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Ride a Camel through the Desert, Drinking Wine

True story! In some of the more eccentric expat circles in Jordan, a new tradition has taken hold. Visitors are enjoying a glass of wine, while riding a camel through the desert. If you have ever ridden a camel, you … Continue reading

Posted in Jordan, Travel | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment