Dead Sea

Last stop of our trip along the beaches of the Dead Sea… Mud, very salty water where you can float reading a newspaper. LOL and relax for all

Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum, also known as the Valley of the Moon, is a valley carved over millennia by the flow of a river in the sandy and granite-like soil of southern Jordan, about 60 km east of Aqaba. It is the largest wadi of Jordan. As … ContinuaWadi Rum

Little Petra

Unlike Petra, in which the Nabataeans lived and buried their dead, Piccola Petra was designed to house caravans from Arabia and the Orient, which went as far as Syria and Egypt. In order to make them stop after the crossing of Wadi Rum, the Nabataeans … ContinuaLittle Petra

Petra

Petra (rock in Greek) is an archaeological site in Jordan, located about 250 km south of the capital Amman, in a basin between the mountains east of Wadi Araba, the great valley that stretches from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba of the … ContinuaPetra

Mount Nebo

According to the concluding chapter of Deuteronomy, Mount Nebo is the one on which the Hebrew prophet Moses had a vision of the Promised Land that God had destined for His Chosen People (Land that was forbidden to him to reach). According to Jewish-Christian traditions, … ContinuaMount Nebo

Madaba

It’s a Jordan’s City, built on the ancient biblical site of Medba or Medeba, from which it then took its name. It is located about 35 km south-west of Amman, the capital of the country. The city is located on Via Regia, a road built … ContinuaMadaba

Kerak

al-Karak, once part of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, rises south of Amman, on the ancient Via Regia. The city is dominated by the imposing crusaders’ fort, located at the top of a hill about 950 meters above sea level and surrounded on three sides by … ContinuaKerak

Jerash

The ancient Gerasa, is the capital of the homonymous Jordan region, in the north of the country, about thirty kilometers from the capital Amman. The city is located on the banks of the Wadi Jerash river Gerasa was part of a commercial and military association … ContinuaJerash

Amman Citadel

the archaeological area of the Jordanian capital with findings that tell its story from Roman domination onwards

Jordan

Amman Citadel — Jerash Gerasa — Kerak Fortress — Madaba and the Holy Land mosaic — mount Nebo — Petra — little Petra — Wadi Rum desert — Dead Sea Visit of the Hashemite Kingdom for the 2013-2014 New Year holidays, with the visit of the … ContinuaJordan

Vietnam and Cambodia

Hanoi — Ha Long Bay — Hoi An — Saigon —  Mekong estuary — Siem Reap.– Angor Wat — from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh — Phnom Penh A respectable trip to spend the year-end holidays in two countries that fascinate us the Vietnam and … ContinuaVietnam and Cambodia

Phnom Penh

Start of the visit of the Cambodian capital with a stop at the complex of the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda, so named for the more than five thousand silver tiles from which the floor is made, all embellished with gifts offered to the … ContinuaPhnom Penh

Siem Reap 3

Departure towards the capital in the direction of the provincial capital of Kampong Thom, located just over half way between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. This was once the Royal Way and at Kampong Kdei the passage will take place on the stone bridge of … ContinuaSiem Reap 3

Siem Reap 2

Morning dedicated to Angkor Wat, the masterpiece of all Khmer art, the most famous and impressive temple, considered one of the wonders of the world. It is a structure that dazzles in its spectacularity, an example of extraordinary architectural knowledge, decorated with extremely refined sculptures … ContinuaSiem Reap 2

Siem Reap

Visit at the fortified city of Angkor Thom, passing through the South Gate and continuing towards the spectacular Bayon temple which, with its more than two hundred enigmatic faces, represents the central building both in the location and in the conception of the citadel itself. … ContinuaSiem Reap

Delta del Mekong

A long transfer via bus from Saigon to a port in the town of Vinh Long, from where we took a local boat (the long ones that have a car engine and the very long propeller shaft) with which we crossed the river Mekong meeting … ContinuaDelta del Mekong

Saigon

In the actual Saigon, the district one of Ho Ci Min City, lives the neuralgic and chaotic heart of a western metropolis, the rhythms of life are frenetic, the traffic unimaginable (the sidewalks serve the scooters to move around cars perpetually stationary) cross the road … ContinuaSaigon

Hoi An

We visited the historic center of this town tens of kilometers from Danang, famous for its Japanese Bridge, a wooden work of 1600. Then we visited the Chinese congregation present in the city for over 200 years and the old houses of merchants. In the … ContinuaHoi An

Baia di Ha Long

The famous Halong Bay, almost four thousand square kilometers of jade and turquoise waters overlooking the Gulf of Tonkin, considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world, formed by thousands of limestone islets that emerge from the sea. An ancient legend tells … ContinuaBaia di Ha Long

Hanoi

The city of Hanoi (Vietnamese capital) has a French architectural imprint along the Song Hong River, a visit to the Ho Ci Min (uncle Ho) mausoleum where you can visit the embalmed body of the revered president. We also visited the Pagoda at one pillar … ContinuaHanoi