Your Welcome, Your Welcome, hello Jordan

The words of the border officials as we arrived in Jordan from Eilat, “Your Welcome Your Welcome”. What a contrast from the Israel soldier armed with an automatic assault rifle asking us to move on in “no mans land” while we waited for Sib and Pris in the second vehicle. When we arrived into Aqaba the atmosphere is so so noticeable. It was as if a blanket of stress was lifted and we could say good buy to the security checks, paranoia, suspicion, guns, guns, guns and unhappy faces.

So it’s a few more smiles, which started when we got through Jordan’s border post, then as we drove into Petra and we predict m

10kms outside Petra, looking down into the depression

10kms outside Petra, looking down into the depression

Pris in her new Jordan outfit, 10kms outside Petra

Pris in her new Jordan outfit, 10kms outside Petra

Sib and Pris, outside Petra

Sib and Pris, outside Petra

Lily at Hotel Al Rashid, voted 9.0 on bookings, superb

Lily at Hotel Al Rashid, voted 9.0 on bookings, superb

Nic and Nicky 10kms outside Petra, lovely

Nic and Nicky 10kms outside Petra, lovely

any more if we can get into Egypt!!!

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Passionate about travelling, nature, raising awareness for wildlife conservation projects and teaching my fellow man about travelling community health.
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3 Responses to Your Welcome, Your Welcome, hello Jordan

  1. Chad Dixon says:

    The landscape outside Petra is incredible! Glad you’all can have a bit of peace now.

  2. Tim Wotton says:

    Looks like you guys are having an amazing time – you don’t want to rush home soon to zero cold weather and snow! Take care and good luck with your ongoing adventure! Tim, Katie & Felix

    • Thanks Tim, how are you keeping, I her the UK is being hammered with cold weather again.

      Yip, been a few hurdles, trying to get over them i.e. entering Egypt with a car.

      Keep in touch,

      Nic, Nicky, baby Lily

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