Shabbat in Jerusalem

10 Day Israel and Jordan Itinerary

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For those who want to tour one of the Middle East’s most popular travel destinations, this Israel and Jordan itinerary may be perfect for you. Tour Jerusalem, an ancient city where every stone has a story to tell. Go to Tel Aviv for the beaches and the night life, float in the Dead Sea, climb Masada, and go scuba diving …

Hiking Wadi Rum

Journey Through the Wadi Rum Desert in Photos

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The Wadi Rum Desert blew away our expectations. We have heard nothing but rave reviews about this place but still, for some reason, we were blown away by Wadi Rum. Incredible desert scenery, red martian sand, rock arches, bedoin camps, wild camels, desert flowers…this place is gorgeous!! We came to Jordan to see Petra but it was the Wadi Rum desert …

Tim Rivenbark Jebel Burdah Rock Arch

Hiking to the Jebel Burdah Rock Bridge, Wadi Rum

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Wadi Rum…this is a place that blew away our expectations. Why? Because the hike to the Jebel Burdah Rock Bridge is amazing. The hike is challenging, dangerous, and breathtaking in its beauty. Climbing up the rocky mountains and looking out over the almost martian landscape of Wadi Rum was the highlight of our time in Jordan. Tim and I came …

The Treasury Petra

Seeing Petra for the First Time

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Petra, one of the wonders of the world, is a place we couldn’t wait to visit. Like many people, we first learned about Petra from “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.” How cool would it be to find an ancient crusader guarding historical treasures, save your dad’s life, and then charge down a narrow stone gorge on horseback?! We weren’t expecting any …