Petra

To get to Petra from Aqaba, we took a bus from here. The process of getting a bus was pretty straightforward: – asked a bunch of people about busses to Petra (like the guy at the hotel, guys at the bus station, googling). Got answers such as “First bus is at 7 AM”, “First bus is at 8 AM”, “Get a taxi” – went to the bus station at 7 Continue…

Aqaba and Our First Steps in Jordan

Contrast. That’s the word that was on my mind as I was crossing the borden from Israel into Jordan. On the Israeli side, everything was neat and efficient. A machine scanned my biometric passport. After facial recognition, it flashed some lights and printed a little piece of paper. Another machine scanned it and let me out of the country. On the Jordanian side, a long queue of people were waiting Continue…