Travelogue: Jordan

It’s May. The time of year when teachers start to get crispy around the edges. So when my friends suggested a trip to Jordan, I was all in! We had an absolutely awesome time. There was map reading, insane driving, getting lost, lots of laughter, and amazing awe inspiring sites! And the men…Jordanian men are some kind of special! If only we had more time. Jordan was balm for my tired soul. We shall return. In the meantime, here are some highlights.

Petra, one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World, is a city carved into beautiful, rose hued stone.

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On the path to Petra


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The famous Treasury in the background


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Amphitheater at Petra


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Incredible detail

Mount Nebo is the site where God revealed The Promise Land to Moses. It is absolutely spectacular! These pictures cannot do it justice.

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Imagine it all lush and green, the way Moses must have seen it!

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Standing on Holy Ground, claiming my Promised Land

Based on historical records, Bethany by the Jordan is believed to be the site where John the Baptist baptized Jesus.

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The Jordan River

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This precious archaeological site is where Jesus was baptized. Several structures and churches have stood on the site as memorials.

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This area is known for incredible, historic mosaics. This one depicts John the Baptist baptizing Jesus.

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The area below is where modern pilgrims can enter the river for baptism.

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