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Wadi Rum ‘Valley of the Moon’ – Jordan | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Exploring Wadi Rum Wadi Rum in Jordan is beautifully referred to as the "Valley of the Moon". That name came to life for me when I visited this sandstone desert in the Middle East. I had spent the day exploring the sands of Wadi Rum, which led to quietly watching the evening sunset, and finishing… Continue reading Wadi Rum ‘Valley of the Moon’ – Jordan | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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The Ancient Mosaics of Madaba | Discovering Jordan

While exploring Jordan my friends and I spent a day in the city of Madaba, which is famous for their Byzantine Mosaics. One of our friends was an art history professor, and visiting these ancient mosaics was quite stimulating for him. It was exciting for me as well, since the mosaics were right up my… Continue reading The Ancient Mosaics of Madaba | Discovering Jordan

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The Baptismal Site of Jesus – a UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering Jordan

While traveling to the Dead Sea in Jordan, I had taken a short side trip to the Eshria’a” or the Baptism Site of Jesus, which sits along the River Jordan. Although I do not follow any religion, I decided to come here to honor my early years of Christian/ Catholic up bringing. Visiting the Baptismal… Continue reading The Baptismal Site of Jesus – a UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering Jordan

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Hummus at Hashem Restaurant- The Best in Amman, Jordan

I will admit that dining where the King of Jordan, locals, and tourists eat the best hummus in Amman was a great experience. It gave my friends and I the opportunity to feel like a local, all while being part of the night life in the capital city of Jordan. We sat around casual tables… Continue reading Hummus at Hashem Restaurant- The Best in Amman, Jordan

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Visiting the Red Sea | Egypt vs. Jordan

"I will return." Those were the words that I had played over in my mind when I left the Red Sea back in 2016. At that time, I was visiting from Jordan and I had no idea that my next visit would be from the shores of Egypt. Greetings from the Red Sea! Both Jordan… Continue reading Visiting the Red Sea | Egypt vs. Jordan

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Petra and Beyond | UNESCO & Top Sights To Visit While In Jordan

Although The Lost City of Petra has made my list of things to see in Jordan, there are many other historical layers to discover while visiting this country. From Roman ruins to a Crusader Castle to wandering the Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan is filled with eye opening exploration for all ages and adventure levels. Amman… Continue reading Petra and Beyond – Top Sights To Visit While In Jordan

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Indiana Jones and The Lost City of Petra | UNESCO World Heritage Site

Once upon a time before the internet, travel blogs, and social media that showcased breathtaking destinations- a generation of movie goers had our first glimpse of Petra by watching "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade". For myself and others who watched Harrison Ford and Sean Connery riding horseback towards a sandstone temple in the middle… Continue reading Indiana Jones and The Lost City of Petra | UNESCO World Heritage Site