On my around the world trip, I chose to go to Jordan almost solely based on the fact that it had a marathon race and would fit in with my rough route that I had made. Only after I decided to run the marathon did I really consider what there was to do in Jordan. […]
Petra was insanely beautiful and satisfied my love of climbing and exploring. I spent two full days in Petra and could have easily done a third. I don’t think it is possible to see enough of Petra in one day. From the winding Siq that leads to the Treasury, to the hikes up to the […]
I landed in Amman only to be greeted on the bus into the city by a slimy married Egyptian man who insisted we share a hotel room together only to ‘save money’. I responded with some sarcastic remark about how I was sure his wife would be perfectly fine with that. Though he did follow […]
When I took my trip around the world in 2010, my goal was to run five races around the world to raise money for education and grassroots projects. You may recall (or not, depending on how long you’ve been reading this blog) that I ran two marathons just three weeks apart on my trip. I […]
I loved how the donkey is hanging out on top of his owner’s house. To see more photos from my time in Petra, click here.
Wadi Mujib is a gorge on the eastern side of the Dead Sea. I think it’s a bit of a hidden gem, since the only way here is by taxi or private car. While I had planned to hop over to Israel for a few days while I was in Jordan, I met some people, […]