Apr 13 11

Wadi Rum

by Emily Benjamin

Welcome to Mars. Or at least, Mars as the makers of the movie Red Planet would have you believe. Wadi Rum, in the far south of Jordan between Petra and Aqaba, feels like another planet. A desert spanning kilometres, with mammoth mountains every shade of red, orange and yellow towering up into the electric blue sky. Follow in T.E. Lawrence’s footsteps by day and explore by jeep, camel or rock climb, and take shelter from the desert winds when you can. By night, sleep under the stars or cosy up in a local Bedouin tent. Your time in the Valley of the Moon will be out of this world.

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2 Responses

  1. Em says:

    Your photos are ficken amazing, jaw dropping amazing, I just love them! You have so much talent em and I am glad that your capturing all of the world each day. A highlight to my week looking at the beauty you create. Very happy you purchased a new camera, together with your talent, perfection. xxx

  2. Rosario Figueroa (Charo) says:

    Hi Emily, do you remember us from Wadi Rum?
    Charo & Arturo fro Peru, jaja
    Wooooooooooooow, congrats for the amazing photos, i think you are not only an amateur, Arturo told me the same!!!
    We are now in Nairobi and tomorrow we fly to Zanzibar, and then we finish in Egipt, so we are going to take some tips from your Egipt blog!
    A big hug and continue writing a taking so great photos!!!

    Charo & Arturo :)

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