In all our years of travel we’ve learned that no matter where we are on the globe, we can rarely predict what’s going to come out of a child’s mouth … especially if we’re holding a camera. And there’s the joy.
It was a cool day in Helsinki, and the atmosphere was casual at the open-air market. But this food vendor was intensely serious. Her restaurant may have canvas walls,
All right, 2 colors down and 3 to go for choosing our entries in Capture the Colour 2013. Yesterday’s votes are in and the winner for the GREEN category is A Green Bug Zapper! (If you’re playing catch-up, just check it out here.)
After the magic of Petra, we moved on to Amman and stayed Downtown in the heart of the action, amid the bustle of the main shopping district, Al-Husseiny Mosque, and the souk. It brings back so many memories of our days in Khartoum.
Petra has played host to many different cultures over the years, but it’s been home to the nomadic Bedul Bedouin for countless centuries. Under their watchful eyes and love of the land, Petra has survived.
Although we could hardly pull ourselves away from the magnificent Treasury, we knew that Petra had only begun to reveal her secrets – plus we had to come back past the Treasury to get out, so we’d have another shot at it.
Petra is very isolated, just outside the small mountain town of Wadi Musa in the desert, south of Jordan’s capital, Amman.