At the site where some believe Moses saw the Promised Land, Marilyn Jones finds a lot to see besides the view.
In the sea where you can't sink, Marilyn Jones joins the crowd for a muddy break
A visit to Jordan wouldn't be complete without seeing Petra. Join Marilyn Jones for a view.
A new view of what deserts are like emerges from Marilyn Jones' visit to Jordan's mountainous area.
Siq al-Barid, known as Little Petra, is more recently-discovered than its famous namesake. Join Marilyn Jones on a trip to see it.
Join Marilyn Jones as she explores an ancient city that flourished under Roman rule of the Middle East.
Join Marilyn Jones on a visit to one of Jordan's lesser-known but important ancient sites, once buried for centuries in the sands.
Marilyn Jones is a super-experienced traveler...and she knows the difference a really good guide can make to a trip.
Join Marilyn Jones on a visit to an ancient castle with a more recent history as the headquarters of Lawrence of Arabia.
Marilyn Jones found Amman a kaleidoscope of sound, smells, colors and conversation—and friendly faces.
In the final part of this series, ProfessorAbe takes us to the Dead Sea, and the port and resort city of Aqaba.
In Part 5, ProfessorAbe takes us to Wadi Rum, an area so apparently barren it has doubled for Mars in movie shoots.
Here in Part 3 of his journey, ProfessorAbe takes us to one of the world's key archaeological sites, Petra.
This is the second leg of Professorabe's tour of important Jordanian sites. There's a link to Part 1 at the end.
The links for the six parts of this series will become live as the series is published. Part 1: Amman and Jarash (Nov. 10, 2016) Part 2: Madaba, Mount Nebo, and Montreal Castle (Nov. 24, 2016) Part 3: Petra (Dec. 8, 2016) Part 4: Petra Backroads and Little Petra (Dec. 22, 2016) Part 5: Wadi Rum (Dec. 29, 2016) Part 6: Aqaba and the Dead Sea (Jan. 12, 2017)