Of the millions of visitors who come to Jordan each year to see Petra, most leave without heading north of Amman to Jerash. To do so is a missed opportunity to see an impressive 2,000-year-old city, executed at the height
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Jan 16, 2020
Mention of Petra instantly evokes visions of pink granite buildings carved into rock, as though Roman engineers strayed far from home to create a folly. Buildings of Petra, that amaze visitors, are older than some Roman cities. The population of
Jan 09, 2020
Small temples of Egyptian Nubia, known since ancient times as Upper Egypt, the upstream Nile area of Southern Egypt and Northern Sudan, are no less grand in execution than Early Kingdom pyramids of Giza and Sakkara near Cairo. Less visited
Jan 02, 2020
Over 200 river boats now sail the Nile River in Egypt. The highlight of a Nile River cruise is a visit to the temples of Luxor and Karnak, so close to the river and joined by the Avenue of Sphinxes.