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Postcards from Coffee Club in Jordan

Fancy a coffee in a Bedouin camp in Jordan? Word of advice, give your hosts plenty of warning. Read about my evening in a Bedouin camp in the Sahara desert here: Postcard from an Egyptian sunset  Coffee is a serious business for the Bedouins, they don’t mess around with Nescafe or other instant rubbish, so don’t expect a quick fix. …

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Jordan; Beyond Petra in Pictures

Flying into Amman, Jordan the first emotion was ‘at last’. Evocative images of the famed Treasury at Petra having stoked my imagination for many years, admittedly Indiana Jones had also played his part. Hopefully this would be a slightly less eventful visit, only slightly less though. At Peace in Jordan Inspiration to travel is at our fingertips, magazines, television, films, …

Postcard from an Egyptian sunset

Desert sunsets always seem especially spectacular. Sitting above a Bedouin camp in the Egyptian desert near Sharm el Sheik was proof enough of this for me. Watching from a high point above the camp provided moments of great peace and solitude before the festivities of the evening began. Lingering as long as I dared before joining the rest of the …

Sultanate of Oman – A Culture of Welcome

Travelling offers so many opportunities and amazing experiences, incredible scenery, exciting festivals, mouth-watering cuisine and interesting culture; museums, galleries or events are just a few examples. The Sultanate of Oman offers all these and more. The most important cogs in the wheel of a special travel experience usually involve its people. It is they that pull all the rest together …

Egypt, Bedouin Quad Bike Adventure

An excursion described as the ‘Ultimate Desert Experience’ just has to be given a try hyperbole or not! This one involved the desert around Sharm el Sheik, Egypt and consists of travelling on quad bikes followed by a short camel ride before heading a little further into the desert on the quad bikes. The eventual destination is a ‘Bedouin’ camp …