Wadi Rum


After being blown away by Petra I was surprised how impressed I was with the desert – pretty bloomin’ amazing it was!

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The “Lawrence of Arabia” stone – or something to that effect. Apparently he stopped off for water here once…

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The big red sand dune I walked up – barefoot as instructed by my tour guide – way easier and more fun!
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The view from the top of the dune was not too shabby at all…

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The word “craggy” comes to mind…

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Pretty chuffed with myself for conquering the dune!

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Off into the crags we go…

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Carvings and paintings in the walls – they’re also apparently dead old.

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This one’s definitely my favourite!

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Tree growing out of a rock, like you do…

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Me up on the little rock bridge

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Here come the camels! I literally can’t get enough of them!

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The driver dropped me off here and told me to keep walking through the canyon until I found him on the other side… Except he didn’t mention the massive pile of boulders at one end that I’d have to climb up first!

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Luckily I did make it to the top though!

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Here’s the big rock bridge that I in no way had the balls to climb up and stand on!

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And it was here of all places that I bumped into a colleague from the Philippines! Such a small world when you literally run into each other in the middle of the desert…

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Another gorgeous red sand dune…

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Yup, I was most definitely here!

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The fab Bedouin camp I stayed at overnight – right in the middle of the national reserve/park.

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Pretty great spot to watch the sun set. Except it was starting to get mighty chilly by this point!

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Moonrise at sunset…

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Huddled round the fire with some nice hot tea on the go – luverly!

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Good morning Wadi Rum! Splediferous desert!

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To see more photos from Jordan, have a look at Incredible Petra, The Dead Sea, Mount Nebu, Madaba and Amman, or read about my trip here.

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