10 days in Petra and Wadi Rum

We just came back from a big 10 day adventure in the south – mainly Petra and Wadi Rum but also some places in between.

Here’s a map of where we went and the places we camped along the way:

South map

We’ll put up individual posts on the hikes we did with GPS tracks and information, but here are some photos showing the highlights of the whole trip:

Wadi Rum
Wadi Rum
You can never have too many of these pictures
You can never have too many of these pictures
Wadi Rum
More Wadi Rum
Sheep! In the very east of Wadi Rum.
Sheep! In the very south, very east of Wadi Rum.
Trying to find the route up to Jebal Um Addami
Trying to find the route up to Jebal Um Addami
Sunrise on the climb up Jebal Um Addami
Sunrise on the climb up Jebal Um Addami
The top of Jebal Um Addami
The top of Jebal Um Addami
View from the top of Jebal Um Addami
View from the top of Jebal Um Addami
Between Jebal Um Addami and Mudawarra
Between Jebal Um Addami and Mudawarra
Water! Between Mudawarra and Jafr to the east of the main road
Water! Between Mudawarra and Jafr to the east of the main road
An enormous mudflat on the way to Jafr
An enormous mudflat on the way to Jafr
Abandoned mud brick building in Jafr
Abandoned mud brick building in Jafr
Siq al Muthlim
Siq al Muthlim
Siq al Muthlim, an alternative entrance to Petra
Siq al Muthlim, an alternative entrance to Petra
A Nabatean aquaduct still in tact.
A Nabatean aquaduct still in tact.
Shaeb Gais, Petra
Shaeb Gais, Petra
The entrance to Siq Baja
The entrance to Siq Baja
Early morning view of Petra
Early morning view of Petra
From the Madrass to the High Place of Sacrifice in Petra. In the distance you can see the top of the Monastery
From the Madrass to the High Place of Sacrifice in Petra. In the distance you can see the top of the Monastery
Wherever you look in Petra, there's always a tempting set of stairs
Wherever you look in Petra, there’s always a tempting set of stairs
Moonrise over our camp in Gbour Wihdat, north of Petra
Moonrise over our camp in Gbour Wihdat, north of Petra
On the route from Little Petra to the neolithic village
On the route from Little Petra to the neolithic village
Petra, looking south, and looking longingly to the lone cloud
Petra, looking south, and looking longingly to the lone cloud
A quick tea stop in Hmaimeh
A quick tea stop in Hmaimeh
Storm clouds in Wadi Rum
Storm clouds in Wadi Rum
Wadi Hafir before the storm broke
Wadi Hafir before the storm broke
Startled camel drawn onto a rock in Wadi Hafir
Startled camel drawn onto a rock in Wadi Hafir

 

 

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