Category: Jordan

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. Madaba 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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Feb 05

Northern Jordan: an itinerary to unlock the treasures of this ancient land

Jordan is an amazing country with a lot to offer to visitors, contrary to what many may think it is quite easy to visit Jordan in an independent way, and certainly there is more than Petra (even when this is such a fantastic attraction). I have been several times in Jordan and I never get …

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