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Jordan Day Trips to Petra and Wadi Rum

Jordan Day Trips to Petra and Wadi Rum

The following guide to Jordan Day Trips is brought to you by Ms. Gracie Barrie, check her out on Instagram: @standbyflygirl We had one more big event planned for our time in Jordan and that was a visit to the Southern part of the country, to Petra and Wadi Rum. Petra is an ancient city built into the red rock faces of the desert. It is hailed as one of the wonders of archaeology and had been hidden to the outside world until…

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Amman Day Trips

Amman Day Trips

The following Amman Day Trips guide is brought to you by Ms. Gracie Barrie, check her out on Instagram: @standbyflygirl After thoroughly exploring Amman, you may feel the need to get out and explore more of the country. Jerash is about a 45 minute drive north of the city and it is worth every minute and more. Often called the Pompeii of the East, Jerash is a must-see for anyone with even the slightest interest in history. It is awe-inducing in size…

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An Amman Travel Guide

An Amman Travel Guide

The following brilliant travel guide is brought to you by Ms. Gracie Barrie, check her out on Instagram: @standbyflygirl My memories of Jordan are steeped in pale sunlight and the smell of fresh mint, in salt crystals and shisha smoke escaping through windows. I was lucky enough to wake up one January morning and find myself in a sprawling city of sandy colored houses and minarets marking the seven hills that make up Amman, the capital city of Jordan. The stories…

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