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…

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.

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