Tag Cloud: jordan

  • Traveling Around Jordan: Aqaba

    Over the weekend we had the chance for a quick getaway to Aqaba, which is down on the Red Sea. It's significantly hotter down there at sea level in the desert, it usually stays around 100F/40C. There's great scuba diving and snorkeling, although ...

    Marisa Lerin - 05/22/2013 - 01:23 - 8 comments

  • Traveling Around Jordan: Um Qays

    A few weeks ago we visited one of my favorite places in Jordan. Um Qays is the site of old Roman ruins, and in the spring time it is filled with wild flowers. From the site you can see the Sea of Galilee, as well as Syria and Israel. We always have a deli ...

    Marisa Lerin - 04/16/2013 - 05:28 - 11 comments

  • Traveling Around Jordan: Wadi Rum

    Last week, or whenever it was that we were gone camping, we also spent the night in Wadi Rum. Wadi Rum is one of the most magical places I've ever visited. Wadi Rum is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and is a protected nature reserve. Made som ...

    Marisa Lerin - 04/06/2013 - 05:58 - 15 comments

  • Traveling Around Jordan: Wadi Dana

    This last week we had the chance to get out of the city and do a little camping. We revisited several favorite places, and I thought this would be a good chance to get back to showing you around the great country of Jordan. We spent two nights camping at ...

    Marisa Lerin - 03/29/2013 - 03:23 - 11 comments

  • Traveling Around Jordan: the Dead Sea

    To continue with our blog trip around Jordan (see the first stop here ), the next stop is the Dead Sea. Located at the lowest place on Earth, 1,388 ft (423 meters) below sea level, it's one of the saltiest bodies of water on the planet. This means th ...

    Marisa Lerin - 02/12/2013 - 23:43 - 17 comments

  • Traveling Around Jordan: Petra

    For being such a small country, that is generally unknown to people who don't live here, Jordan has lots of really wonderful places to visit. So many, that I wasn't quite sure where to start. But I guess when you do have one of the 7 Wonders of ...

    Marisa Lerin - 01/30/2013 - 00:18 - 23 comments