Category Archives: Middle East

Sleeping in the Amman International Hotel

As we were booked twice to stay in Amman we had the very same hotel in the city. The Amman International Hotel is a 4-star hotel with all facilities one can require. We arrived at 4.30 am with no one … Continue reading

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Floating Sea – the Death Sea

It’s the lowest point on earth, one of the the saltiest lakes and where no animals can survive. It has been one of the first health resorts and still today it’s a place where to regain health and beauty. The … Continue reading

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Crusaders Stone-Vaulted Halls at Karak Castle

Crusades were a military campaign by the Roman Catholic Church during the Middle Age. Crusaders from all Europe but mainly France came to the Holy Land to liberate the country from the Arabic invaders. On their way and during their … Continue reading

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Petra – Fascination in Colored Sandstone

Have you seen ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’? Or maybe ‘The Mummy returns’? ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’? Or maybe you read ‘Married to a Bedouin’? All these have something in common: they are situated in Petra. It was … Continue reading

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The Nabataeans – One of the Greatest Cultures of History

Maybe one of the greatest nations and cultures ever lived in the Middle East. 2.200 years ago the Nabataeans moved from the Arabic Peninsula to the south of Jordan to found one of the most beautiful cities ever. The Nabataeans … Continue reading

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