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Discover Jordan and journey to ancient Biblical sites, lush nature reserves, wetlands and deserts, mountains, coral reefs, mineral bathwaters, and, along the way, get to know the region’s charismatic blend of traditional and modern culture that’s enveloped in the warm hospitality of its people. As an ancient host to camel caravans and trade...

Discover Jordan and journey to ancient Biblical sites, lush nature reserves, wetlands and deserts, mountains, coral reefs, mineral bathwaters, and, along the way, get to know the region’s charismatic blend of traditional and modern culture that’s enveloped in the warm hospitality of its people. As an ancient host to camel caravans and trade routes, Jordan turned into a world-class travel destination just a few decades ago when the remarkable Nabatean city of Petra was opened to tourism. Still a hidden jewel of the Middle East, Jordan has much to offer for the active and inquisitive traveler. 

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The Calm Eye of the Middle East

  Our Wildland Adventures Jordan tour group hikes into the back side of Petra  early in the morning before hardly any other day tourists can manage the hundreds of steps up from the main entrance. Arriving to Petra on the ancient trail by foot is spectacular!  Happy Holidays, Wildland friends and family! I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving and survived the various Black Friday/Local Saturday/Cyber Monday events. I must confess to being slightly out of the loop, having just returned from Wildland Adventures’ inaugural departure of our Bedouin Trek to Petra! I was fortunate enough to join 6 of our most intrepid travelers as well as Wildland president, Kurt Kutay, on the 6 day, 50-mile journey from the Dana Biosphere Reserve south to the “back door” of Petra, entering the site at the awe inspiring Monastery. Timing is everything. We arrive early to the Monastery, spend the entire day...
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Guest — Eiman Jafar
I hope you met some Jordanian! people are warm and very friendly! people you meet on the streets are ready to invite you to their ... Read More
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 03:21
Guest — Kurt Kutay
Trekking to Petra is comparable to hiking the Inca Trail in Peru following ancient footpaths, and then ultimately to hike into the... Read More
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 06:31
Guest — Jonathan Burnham
Great blog Sherry, I can't wait to hear more about your adventures in Jordan.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 01:21
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