Hiking Wadi Al-Ruman, Jordan – The Pomegranate Valley

Beginning of November we headed North, not far from the Syrian border to the Pomegranate Valley, near a town called Kafr Sawm. It is the pomegranate Season in Jordan. The fruits collected a lot of sun over the summer and are now ready to be picked. Some of them will be eaten like this, many …

Amman from Above – with Golden Eagle Aviation Academy

This is, by far, the most unique experience I had in Amman. I decided to take a helicopter sightseeing tour of Amman with Golden Eagle Aviation Academy (GEAA). Initally being an aviation academy in the Middle East, the GEAA offers a wide portfolio of services, ranging from Air Taxi to Aerial Photography and Sightseeing Tours …

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 …

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. …