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…


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…


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.


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 …


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

Want to swim? To have a picnic not too far from Amman? Just take your car or a taxi and go discover visit Wadi Zarqa Ma’in, and its 35 meters high waterfall.


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…Want to know more?:-)


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

A wadi close to Amman: only a 1 hour drive to admire (from below) the highest waterfall in Jordan, one must admit that it is at least worth thinking about….


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

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…


Hiking memo: King Talal Dam and its lake

The King Talal dam hike is an ideal package : you can wake up late, take your car for a short drive (45 minutes from Amman), have lunch on the lake banks, and get back to Amman before 3p.m.


Wadi Numeira, a.k.a the “water Petra”. Wonderful, peaceful, colorful !

A new wadi to discover, with a really wonderful ambiance : you feel just as if you were walking in the great Siq of Petra. Plus there is a little stream so that the kids can play watergames on your way in the wadi! 🙂 .


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