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Petra: Man-made Wonder

Petra: Man-made Wonder

What makes Petra a wonder for me is that these magnificent monuments were not built, like a normal structure would be built, from the ground up, but carved out of huge rocks. You've seen photos and you've seen films, but nothing would prepare you to face one of the...

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Bedouins of Petra

Amazing experience to be immersed into the inner of Bedouin culture and life. Extremely lucky to meet the people I met in Petra who shared with me their home, meals, tea, cigarette, ride, time, and stories.

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Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum

From Aqaba, Wadi Rum is a logical next stop because it's only 60 km away and it being an outstanding desert landscape.  Or in the case of my new friends Petra and Tommy, an overnight trip. I met them at the dive resort and have persuaded them to join me in this...

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Diving the Red Sea

Diving the Red Sea

One thing I know I will miss when I began this trip is scuba diving. And so I actually did a lot of diving before I left--taking part in the Philippine Dive Seafari and even joining the SNUPS photo competition, which by the way, I won something, yay. And because it is...

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Crossing Jordan

Crossing Jordan

Crossing to Jordan is painless. It was 15 minutes by taxi to the border from Eilat center, then about 10 minutes and paying border fee of 105 nis ($30), you walk over to Jordan and the immigration guys gives your stamp in your passport and then you’re done! Enter Jordan Visa Free.

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Dead Sea Day Trip from Jerusalem

Dead Sea Day Trip from Jerusalem

The Dead Sea is one of the world's most curious phenomenon. Located 420 meters below sea level, it's the lowest dry land on Earth. The salinity level, at 30% is 8.6 times saltier than the ocean. This salty lake is bordered between Israel and Jordan. Naturally, it's on...

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O Little Town of Bethlehem – Part 2

O Little Town of Bethlehem – Part 2

And so my taxi pilgrim (with Muslin driver) of Bethlehem began. The following 4 sites are the usual itinerary of people traveling to Bethlehem. If you want to read how I got to West Bank from Jerusalem, click on the link   Shepherds' Field Here at the fertile...

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DIY Day Trip to West Bank, Palestine

DIY Day Trip to West Bank, Palestine

How to Get to West Bank from Jerusalem After being overwhelmed in Jerusalem, where Jesus walked on his final days, I decided to take the day trip to Bethlehem.  I found some brochures at the Tourist Center at the Jaffa Gate entrance and I almost book the trip with...

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