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Monday Photo: Amman, Jordan

A travel photo of boys in Amman, Jordan.Read More
Volunteering with the Bedouin in Jordan

3 Workaway Projects With the Bedouin in Jordan

Experience the Bedouin desert culture and learn Arabic with these three projects hosted by Bedouin families in Wadi Rum, close to Aqaba in southern Jordan. On your days off, volunteers will be able to enjoy all the activities offered to paying tourists, such as rock climbing, trekking, horse riding, jeep tours and trips to Petra, the famed city of the Nabataeans.Read More
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Monday Photo: Jerash, Jordan

A travel photo of the ruins of Jerash, Jordan.Read More
Workaway Cave House and Hotel Work Exchanges

9 Volunteer Work Exchanges in Cave Houses and Cave Hotels in Spain, France, Turkey and Jordan

We have written about volunteering in cave hotels already after we stayed in one in Turkey a few years ago. The owner told of his need for volunteer staff and one of our readers later applied for the position and sent us a report of his experience volunteering in Cappadocia. Read More
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Monday Photo: Wadi Musa, Jordan

A travel photo of Wadi Musa, Jordan.Read More
The Treasury, Petra, Jordan

Out of the Siq: 17 Photos of Petra

After saving my dad from the Nazis… No, hang on, that was the other guy. The one with the hat. I had the hat but as already reported lost it after drinking too much in Turkey.Read More
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Monday Photo: Petra, Jordan

A travel photo of a cat at Petra, Jordan.Read More
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Monday Photo: Petra, Jordan

A travel photo of the Siq, Petra, Jordan.Read More
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Monday Photo: Aqaba, Jordan

A photo of the beach at Aqaba, Jordan, at dusk.Read More
Crowds at Petra, Jordan

Getting Good Shots at Petra

Though Petra is a sizeable site most of the classic sights stretch along a well-trodden nexus after emerging from the narrow cleft of the Siq at the Treasury. The Treasury in particular is a difficult place to fire off a photo without someone’s head in the way but it is possible to maintain the illusion, and even at times enjoy the reality, of having the iconic building to yourself. Read More