Egypt is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and rightly so. The country is literally covered with ancient ruins dating back to the Pharaohs and their magnificent civilization. But there is more to Egypt than its amazing history. The people, the culture, the diversity, and its current political complexities intrigued me and I wanted to see it like a Native. I wanted to get an authentic experience, to… Read More
Writers, Photographers, Artists ……. Are you looking for inspiration? Adventurers, Hikers ….. Are you seeking good times in nature? Rejoice! California Parks have it all.
Whether you are a hiker or a pilgrim, summiting Petra Mountains is an exceptional experience. One Mountain, however, offers the most satisfying experience!
hereWhereas many perceive the Black Desert as a place of death, I see it rich with life! With a sturdy 4by4, some extra gasoline, spare tires, water, and the company of experienced friends, I went in an off-road adventure to find out how the Black Desert provided the early settlers with the necessary means of survival. But what I saw surpassed all my initial expectations!
A lot is already said about Jordan’s Jewel; Wadi Rum “the like of which was never created in the land”. All I can say “if you are looking for a place far from the hubbub of the city, Rum is the place to be”. What better than a breathtaking landscape with its amazing soothing colors, incredible night sky, and the great company of the Bedouins. To me, a day in the desert… Read More
With only two more in the world; Farafra in Egypt, Lençóis Maranhenses in Brazil, Jordan is home to the third unique white desert in the world.
Di Taylor and Tony Howard are two adventurers who visited Jordan for the first time in 1984. They wanted to discover the climbing and trekking potential of this country. By the time they were done, they have mapped out trekking routes that pass through some of Jordan’s most beautiful locations. I have consulted their book “Walks, Treks, Climbs & Caves in Al Ayoun Jordan” to hike the densely forested part of Jordan…. Read More
A hike in Jordan in never a sensual experience confined to admiring the beauty of nature. More likely its a hands on learning experience whereby amazing nature & ancient history join to offer a unique experience that stimulates ones senses and mind with every step taken. My latest hike in Wadi Dana was a case in point. I saw many things; plants, animals, insects, copper, stars and much more. Some things I… Read More
10/2/2017 Some say, it’s the location of the biblical meteor that hit Earth 10.000 years ago, others argue that it’s a volcanic crater, and then there are those who reject both theories and say that Waqf As Suwwan is a fold came into being due to Earth compressions. Whatever theory you choose to adapt, they are all extremely interesting and worth further investigation. I, however, left all controversy surrounding Waqf As… Read More
13/1/2017 Some say: “Compared to Petra and the Dead Sea, there isn’t much to see in Tafila.” I beg to differ! If you are like me; where off-road adventures or treks to least traveled paths raise your heart beat, then Tafila is definitely for you.