Crossing into the Sinai

​I had a sleepless night as I frequently had to dash from my bed to be sick outside, I wasn't the only one who was suffering as I overheard someone else throwing up in the early hours, clearly a few pieces of chicken weren't properly cooked.  Breakfast was served from 0600 but not feeling like … Continue reading Crossing into the Sinai

Seven Pillars of Wisdom

​Another morning began before 0600, today we were getting a bus to Wadi Rum at 0620. We briefly used the WiFi before jumping on board and joining half a dozen other tourists heading to the land of T.E. Lawrence of Lawrence of Arabia fame.  On the 2 hour journey we organised a trip round Wadi … Continue reading Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Petra

​As per today started early, this time at 0530 to get a bus to Petra at 0630. It was just under 4 hours long so we arrived just after 10. We got a taxi up to our hotel and dropped our bags before heading back the way we had just come, picking up some snacks … Continue reading Petra

Jordanian Dead Sea

​We caught an taxi first thing to the bus station where we were able to get a bus for £1 each to the Dead Sea, at least most of the way there.  The bus stopped at a junction about 5km from the Dead Sea so we got out, thankfully there was another minibus waiting to … Continue reading Jordanian Dead Sea

Travelling to Amman

Our flight left at 0315 this morning, thankfully we left plenty of time as we had a full search of our taxi on arrival at the airport and then had to go through a full security check before checking in. The check in however was straight forward and we bought a drink with the last … Continue reading Travelling to Amman