Saying goodbye to Wadi Rum (and Bertie), we headed south to the border crossing at Aqaba/Eliat and then on to the ancient city of Jericho. Continue reading
I shuffled out of my tent-room as the morning light began to brighten the eastern sky. A hush engulfed our groggy group as we shuffled through the camp and out into the dryness of the desert.
Bertie and I noticed each other immediately, eyes catching from across the crowd awaiting us for our morning adventure. Of course, Bertie was coy and pretended that I was nothing special. For me, I couldn’t help be drawn to her colorful adornments and accouterments. Continue reading
We ended Day 4 of our pilgrimage Bedouin-style with an overnight stay at Captain’s Desert Camp on the fringe of Wadi Rum. This desert camp of tents, some individual and some multi-room, was perched at the base of a large outcrop of rock. An oasis of sorts, complete with palm trees, it offers an interesting type of accommodation quite different from the fine hotels we had been staying in. Continue reading
After our visit to Mt. Nebo and Madaba on Day 3, we headed south to the ancient city of Petra. Continue reading