Start a new Travel Blog! Blogabond Home Maps People Photos My Stuff

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)
Send a Compliment

comment on this...
Previous: Day 8 - Why Are You Taking Our Luggage? Next: Day 8 (continued) - Which Way To Petra?

shoshtrvls shoshtrvls
40 Trips
27 Photos

Welcome to my travels. On this site you'll find recent trips and some very old trips. You'll note that for some trips I wrote very detailed reports (at least in the beginning), for others, I didn't even take notes of where I was on what dates. Nevertheless, I've done my best to document, to...

trip feed
author feed
trip kml
author kml


Blogabond v2.40.58.80 © 2022 Expat Software Consulting Services about : press : rss : privacy
View as Map View as Satellite Imagery View as Map with Satellite Imagery Show/Hide Info Labels Zoom Out Zoom In Zoom Out Zoom In
find city: