Petra Jordan: Beyond The Treasury

Camels relax in front of Petra's Treasury in the early morning light- by Anika Mikkelson - Miss Maps -

If you are truly dedicated to this adventure and are looking to learn what’s hidden beyond the pages of a book and past Indiana Jones’s iconic Treasury scenes, you will be amazed at what you find. Petra’s winding valleys and caverns swirling with golden rose hues are enough to transport you to another dimension, even if only for a day or two...

Hercules, Hercules! – Amman, Jordan’s Mighty Hand

After unloading my bags and reading Pasha Hotel’s collage of signs plastered on the hallway’s otherwise austere walls, I hopped down four flights of stairs and into Amman’s busy streets. The blustering cold whipped through me as a reminder that despite staying within the Middle East, the weather fluctuates from place to place and the [...]