We took six days to say goodbye to Wadi Rum, but given that it is August and we were there during a heatwave, we spent quite a lot of time lolling about in the shade
Climbing Jebal Um Addami
Jebal Um Addami is the highest peak in Jordan, which makes it sound like a very hard climb but in fact the campsite is only a few hundred meters lower than the peak, so the climb takes about 1.5 hours.
The tricky part for us was finding the approach to Um Addami – the GPS point, now that we’ve discovered it, is here.
Given the heat, we started the climb just before dawn and watched the sunrise on the way up.
Um Addami to Mudawarra
We drove back to Amman after Jafr, but not before stopping beside the Desert Highway to hunt for more fossils: