From Aqaba, Wadi Rum is a logical next stop because it’s only 60 km away and it being an outstanding desert landscape. Or in the case of my new friends Petra and Tommy, an overnight trip. I met them at the dive resort and have persuaded them to join me in this expedition. I’m really […]
One thing I know I will miss when I began this trip is scuba diving. And so I actually did a lot of diving before I left–taking part in the Philippine Dive Seafari and even joining the SNUPS photo competition, which by the way, I won something, yay. And because it is possible to dive […]
Crossing to Jordan is painless. It was 15 minutes by taxi to the border from Eilat center, then about 10 minutes and paying border fee of 105 nis ($30), you walk over to Jordan and the immigration guys gives your stamp in your passport and then you’re done! Enter Jordan Visa Free.
Shakespeare. Chaucer. Austen. The Bronte’s. England’s history is littered with writers of extraordinary caliber. Authors and poets who have long since passed an yet their words still reverberate around the world. Here are just a few stops on a Bibliophile’s dream vacation. Let’s start in Scotland. Number One, basing yourself out of an Edinburgh Airport […]
The Dead Sea is one of the world’s most curious phenomenon. Located 420 meters below sea level, it’s the lowest dry land on Earth. The salinity level, at 30% is 8.6 times saltier than the ocean. This salty lake that is bordered between Israel and Jordan is a contender for the New 7 Wonders of Nature. […]
And so my taxi pilgrim (with Muslin driver) of Bethlehem began. The following 4 sites are the usual itinerary of people traveling to Bethlehem. Shepherds’ Field Here at the fertile fields of Beit Sahour is believed to be where this biblical scene took place. And in the same region there were shepherds out in […]