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UNE FAMILLE EN JORDANIE #FamilyinJordan

Voyage, nature et découverte de la Jordanie ...Parce que la beauté du monde est dans l’œil de celui qui regarde!

UNE FAMILLE EN JORDANIE             #FamilyinJordan

Movie selection : 17 films about Jordan or filmed in Jordan. Get in the mood!

(updated on November 3rd 2018, from an initial list of 13 films 🙂 ) With such wonderful landscapes and an exceptional historical heritage, Jordan is obivously a great place for movie makers: Wadi Rum, Petra, the eastern desert, Amman… Put yourself in the mood with a selection of 17 films Read more…

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Large format : camel races in Wadi Rum, Jordan

Sometimes, a couple of images worth a thousand words… Camel races: definitely not a folk show! Several times a year, camel races are organized in the village of Disah, north of Wadi Rum. We had already attended to one in november 2017, and had reported in this article our feedback Read more…


Hiking memo : wadi al-hasa, Dead Sea. “And a river runs through it”!

all videos  available on our YouTube channel #familyinjordan 🙂   Wadi al-Hasa is a must-see in Jordan. At the southern end of the Dead Sea, near the town of Ghur As Safi, is a river. Not a little stream like many others, No … A real medium river, with fish, water in Read more…


Hiking memo : Waterfall and natural swimming pool of Wadi Zarqa Ma’in, Dead Sea

(also available in french) (updated September 22th 2018 : frequentation by locals) Wadi Zarqa-Ma’in near the Dead Sea is mostly famous for its 60°C hot springs. Hot springs  are fine in winter, when it’s freezing cold (yes, even in Jordan 🙂 ) , but definitely not in summer, when all Read more…


Hiking memo : Discover Wadi Ghuweir in Dana Biosphere Reserve, with its Siq and its hanging garden…

Wadi Ghuweir is a must in Dana. It is one of the most beautiful, longest and most varied wadis of the region, or even of the country. It is thus a great alternative to the (too much?) well-known “Dana Valley”, whose hike is certainly pleasant, but without Siq, without hanging Read more…


Our series “kids-friendly outdoor activities around Amman : n#1, the Forest Park

(post also available in French) What to do with its family around Amman? Whether you are expat, tourist, or backpacker, you may want – or need – to know a few places to allow children to let off steam, and parents to relax meanwhile… Not that many outdoor activities in Read more…


The word of the month : Amman , its past and its present.

In our section “the word of the month”, let’s keep it easy this month , with a  light panorama of Amman. Having gone through 9000 years of history, the current capital of Jordan will have witnessed many civilizations, experienced several phases of decline and growth… It is today a megacity Read more…


Hiking memo : discover Wadi Himara and its (almost ) highest waterfall of Jordan

(french version of this post available here) All our videos available on  our YouTube channel #familyinjordan 🙂   Summary: Lenght:  2 options . 5,3 km back and forth if you include the visit of a small Siq), 4 km otherwise;  Duration:  2 to 3 hours with your family, including lunch Track of Read more…


How not to get lost in Jordan – even in Wadi Rum : try OsmAnd !

(post also available in french) If you are a tourist visiting Jordan by car, or if you are an expat exploring the secrets of Jordan, you might want to have a reliable navigation app on your smartphone. And if it’s free and if it also works offline, that’s even better Read more…


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