Wadi Rum

If you have read Petra – with Grandma and Kids, then you might wanna know how we continued our trip to Wadi Rum. Coming from Petra Friday afternoon we took a nice scenic route through some small villages and the King's Highway until reaching Wadi Rum. From the Police Checkpoint, depending if you stay in …

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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. …

Exploring the East of Jordan – The Desert Castles and Azraq Wetland Reserve

Last weekend, we made our way towards the East of Jordan to explore the Desert Castles and the Azraq Wetland Reserve. I have been to the East ten years ago, but can't remember exactly which places we have been to. This time we went the South route number 35, which is a bit shorter/faster but …