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Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum

Frankly, I’m surprised Lorna and I lived to write about Wadi Rum. Something seriously needs to be done about the quality of driving and enforcement of the driving rules in Jordan. And don’t even get me started on Egypt, because they’re way-worse. And...
Petra

Petra

Finally, after talking our heads off about it for weeks, months before we even left for our ten-month world adventure… Lorna and I sat in a mini-van, driving along the Kings Highway in Jordan with a very exciting destination in mind… Petra. We made a few...
Amman

Amman

Let’s face it, the main reason you’re in Amman, Jordan’s capital, is because you’re on your way to experience the magic of the once-lost-but-now-found ancient city of Petra. You should also want to visit Mt Nebo where, according the bible,...
Luxor

Luxor

If you say you’ve visited Luxor to an American, chances are they’ll reply, “Oh no, we didn’t stay at the Luxor in Las Vegas, we stayed at the Palms!”  But they wouldn’t be too far off, because, the Palms is way better than the black...
Aswan

Aswan

We started our Egyptian adventure off in Cairo and after visiting the Pyramids of Giza, The Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum, we had a quick rest at the hotel before piling onto a train bound for Aswan. Aswan exists on the east-bank of the Nile and is generally the...
Cairo

Cairo

When deciding on a travel destination, it’s easy to choose somewhere in Europe or America. If you really want to push your character to its next level, try visiting the Middle-East! I’ve got to take credit, for the first time on our trip, and mention that...