JORDANIE DECOUVERTE #Family in Jordan

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JORDANIE DECOUVERTE            #Family in Jordan

Petra : the High Place of Sacrifice and Wadi Farasah

PETRA….The mythical name immediately make people dream of Indiana Jones, hidden cities, hectic battles, mysterious stories … Can you imagine the surprise of young Swiss explorer Burkhard, when he discovered the city in 1812 ? At the time, Bedouins wanted this place to be kept secret, so Burckhardt  was probably Read more…


Olive oil production in Jordan : pay a visit to a press!

In Jordan, autumn is the perfect period for olives harvesting. Olives can be picked from early October, but the bulk of the harvest normally waits for the first big rains. Once harvested, the olives quickly take the path of the press, to be transformed into … olive oil! Our piece Read more…


Wadi bin Hammad near Kerak : one of the finest hikes in Jordan

In Jordan, Kerak (al-Karak) is best known for its impressive crusader castle, where Homeric battles took place between Saladin and Renaud de Chatillon, around 1180 A.D. . But near Kerak also lays wonderful Wadi Bin Hammad: high sandstone cliffs, waterfalls, hanging gardens, bucolic stream … So why not combine History and Nature? Let’s Read more…


Wadi Rum : how many rock bridges there? And which ones to visit?

Wadi Rum is undoubtedly our favorite place in Jordan. Indeed, the “valley of the Moon”, the other name of Wadi Rum, is so colorful that one’s eyes just can’t grow weary of it. And most of all, here in Wadi Rum stand the famous sandstone arches and rock bridges…


Discover the mysterious “french fortress” in Wadi Rum

By scrutinizing the Northern part of Wadi Rum, or by browsing closely some of the numerous navigation apps on its phone, one can observe a mysterious castle appear in the desert, under the name of “french fortress” …What does is stand for, exactly?


Hiking around the Dead Sea. Wadi Assal: waterfalls, sandstone and serenity.

In our series “wadis around the Dead Sea”, we recently discovered wadi Assal. 120 kms from Amman and 2 hours drive, this beautiful wadi is really worth being visited. It is varied (siq, waterfall, beautiful rocks …) and its respectable length (5-6 kms) justify a day – hike, complete with a picnic and water games for the kids.


Hydrotherapy in Jordan : 5 ways to discover Wadi Ma’in near the Dead Sea!

Hydrotherapy in Jordan : 5 ways to discover Wadi Ma’in near the Dead Sea!


4 ways to (really) discover the Dead Sea in Jordan

The Dead Sea is a must stop in Jordan. -340 meters under the ocean and with a salt concentration 10 times higher, the Dead Sea seems to come from another world. Floes of pure salt, oily texture, therapeutic mud, cracks, salted ponds … From the luxury palace to the isolated stroll along its salt beaches, find out 4 ways to discover the Dead Sea.


Sand dunes, sun and calm: how to discover Wadi Araba in Jordan

A vast plain wedged between the rocky foothills of Jordan and Israel, the Wadi Araba connects the Dead Sea to Aqaba. Sand, dunes, wind, lots of sunshine: it is one of those places that many people cross without stopping… But maybe they are wrong, and maybe you should spend some Read more…


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

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 …


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