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Day 8 (continued) - Grand Canyon, Jordan Edition

Al Karak, Jordan


We followed the Kings Highway further to Mujib, a most impressive canyon, nearly the equal of the Grand Canyon. My pictures simply do not do it justice (which is why I haven’t posted any).

Then it was on to the fort at Karak, a magnificent, imposing structure. Unlike the various sites in Israel, Karak seemed to be a living presence – there were Bedouins with their camels and horses inside the castle, and very little to get in the way between the history and the place itself. We wandered for quite a bit through the underground tunnels and the high walls, taking it all in.



permalink written by  shoshtrvls on August 25, 2008 from Al Karak, Jordan
from the travel blog: Israel, Jordan and Egypt (2008)
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