Mount Nebu, Madaba, and Amman


The last 2 days of my trip to Jordan… Both Madaba and Mount Nebu are known for their ancient mosaics.

1st stop, Mount Nebu -driving up from the dead sea to the peak.

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Some sort of ancient stone door I think – the type that you roll across a cave mouth or some such thing.

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The first of the ancient mosaics – most of them were under construction/renovation at the time I went.

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And here’s the famous view – supposedly this is where God showed Moses the promised land before he died.

 

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I don’t know what these flowers were, but they smelled heavenly!

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Onwards to Madaba next – the Mosaic City….

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This is believed to be the oldest map of the holy land, or something to that effect – I can’t actually remember now, but it’s very famous and very old. It was discovered on the floor of a Greek Orthodox Church in Madaba.

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And then on to Amman, just for the night, with a very quick walk around the amphitheatre and bazaar…

 

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To see more photos from Jordan, have a look at Incredible Petra, Wadi Rum, The Dead Sea, or read about my trip here.

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