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Sauntering around Siem Reap

The first thought I had of Siem Reap as the plane came down to land was “why the f*** is there so much water?” Never before had I seen such a place, the whole land was flooded! When we stepped … Continue reading

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The best guide ever…

Having done some research, I had booked two day tours with ‘Journey Cambodia”, who were absolutely fantastic in their organisation and price. On our first day we had a lovely enough chap, who was nice of course and informative, but … Continue reading

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” Charles Dickens Charles Dickens’ quote from his wonderful book “A Tale of Two Cities” kind of sums up my experience in Siem Reap last month. I feel Sept … Continue reading

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Aqaba

After an action packed week of exploring bustling cities, ancient castles, Petra and the deserts, it was time to finally hit the very south of the country of Jordan and explore it’s port city, Aqaba. This city was a surprise… … Continue reading

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Wadi Rum

While Petra is obviously the main attraction in Jordan, to skip the wonderful Wadi Rum desert would be a travesty!! This beautiful region is amazing to experience, especially in today’s hectic modern world. During the day Wadi Rum dazzles with … Continue reading

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Little Petra

After two days exploring Petra one would think I would have had enough of Nabatean ruins, but not so! When our guide offered us a choice of an early morning trip out to Siq Al-Barid or a sleep in before … Continue reading

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Petra – day 2

After an exhausting and hot first day we knew an early start was a must in order to climb the 900 or so steps up to the famed Monastery. At 6.30am my friend Ms L and I were already out … Continue reading

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Petra – day 1

Where does one even begin when it comes to describing Petra? This huge ancient site isn’t one of the Seven Wonders of the World for nothing. It made the status because it truly is an awe inspiring amazing site, and … Continue reading

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Kerak

Following on down south on the Kings Highway one will come across the town of Kerak (also spelt Al-Karak), a small town of around 25,000 people. While many tourists bypass this town as they speed on down towards Petra it … Continue reading

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Amman

I knew that I was going to love Amman the moment I stepped out of Queen Alia International Airport. After leaving Perth on a cold wintry evening and travelling for 17 hours, the first thing I felt when stepping out … Continue reading

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