Al-Salt – Jordan

The Town and how to get there Two weeks ago we made our way to Al-Salt, a city located about 40 minutes West of Amman. Built on three hills, it has long history dating back to before 1300 but was then destroyed by the Mongols, became a regional hub during the Ottoman empire and then …

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Greening the Desert Project, Cafe & Lodge

Greening the desert project is an interesting demonstration site that you can visit near the Dead Sea, about 50 mins outside of Amman. It has been created in 2008 by the non-profit organization Jordanian Association For Environment Quality. It showcases permaculture, which is a self-sufficient and sustainable way of agriculture. The site is demonstration site, …

Cycling from Amman over Iraq Al-Ameer to Kafrein Dam with Cycling Jordan

Last Friday I joined Cycling Jordan for the very first time on a Mountainbike tour from Amman to Kafrein Dam. Little did I know what I signed up for and what we would encounter. For sure it was an adventure and it actually pushed me (and some others) to our limits. More on that later. …