Daily Archives: April 23, 2013

Tuesday Travel Update – Floating Around the Dead Sea

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The Canyon in Wadi Mujib

The Canyon in Wadi Mujib

After two weeks in Croatia, mostly exploring the Dalmatian Coast I’ve arrived in Jordan.

I previously visited Jordan in 2009 during my first trip through the Middle East. I arrived via ferry from Nuweiba, Egypt and only explored the southern part the country: Aqaba, Wadi Rum and Petra. When we were contacted by Jordan Tourism (who paid for my trip) about a return trip, I expressed an interest in seeing the northern part of the country and returning to Wadi Rum and Petra to reshoot those sites.

The northern part of Jordan is full of deep history. Ruins on the same site overlap from Nabataeans, Romans, Byzantines, Umayyads and Ottomans. Just to give you an idea, here is a sampling of the sites I was able to visit during the last week: