Category: Jordan

Feb 25

The Baptismal site of Jesus: A must visit in a trip to Jordan

  Bethany beyond the Jordan is a travel destination full of spiritual refreshment and symbolism. At first glance it may seem like nothing too special, just a dry valley, but it is enough to start walking around to feel history come to life. A stop at Mount Nebo -another of the places of religious significance …

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Jan 30

Visiting the Christian sites of Jordan

  Some of the most defining places of the birth of Christianity are located in Jordan. it is sad that for years its importance has been almost ignored but in recent years more and more people are rediscovering the meaning and the dramatic beauty of these spiritual destinations. Pope Francis just days ago has been …

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Oct 28

Getting to and exploring Petra, Jordan

  It may be just one of the most iconic archeological sites in the world and certainly one of the most unique. Rome and the great wall of China are wonders of human engineering, but the half carved, half hewn rock canyons of Petra that now stand as the shell of a civilization are places …

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Aug 16

Madaba, Jordan’s destination for art, history and faith

This remarkable town in Northwestern Jordan is a unique city where history speaks through the art and architecture that spans centuries.┬áMadaba is the fifth largest town in Jordan and situated equidistant from the capital of Amman and the Western border of the Dead Sea. The town serves as a major tourist destination for its own …

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