by Carole French
Jordan Travel Guide – Expert tips and holiday advice on everything from Amman hotels and restaurants to world-class diving, tours of Petra and Dead Sea spa breaks. Also featuring national parks and ancient historical sites, Aqaba beaches, the Wadi Rum desert, canyoning and hiking, desert castle of Qusayr ‘Amra, Jerash and Ajloun Forest Reserve.
Published: 03rd Jul 2012
About this book
With its stunning Red Sea resorts and Blue Flag beaches, world famous heritage sites, deserts and sophisticated capital, Jordan is an increasingly popular holiday destination. Bringing this fabulous country to life through words, Carole French discusses Jordan’s history and culture, eco projects, wildlife and marine life, desert treks, markets and malls. She takes you through the main cities and regions, from the capital Amman – an exotic mix of old-fashioned bazaars, tiny streets, swish five-star hotels and glitzy new shopping malls – to the UNESCO city of Petra, the hauntingly beautiful Wadi Rum desert, religious sites, castles, diving sites and the healing waters of the Dead Sea. This insightful guide is perfect for anyone planning their first trip to this magnificent country.
About the Author
Middle East expert Carole French is an accomplished international travel journalist. She lives in Cyprus.
‘A guide to take you through the exotic mix of old-fashioned bazaars, tiny streets, desert treks and religious sites.’
Food & Travel magazine
Recommended reading by Wanderlust Travel Magazine
Additional InformationTable of Contents
PART ONE: GENERAL INFORMATION
(2) Chapter 1 Background Information
(3) Chapter 2 Practical Information
PART TWO: THE GUIDE
(4) Chapter 3 Amman
(5) Chapter 4 Jerash and the Decapolis Cities
(6) Chapter 5 The Eastern Desert
(7) Chapter 6 Jordan Rift Valley and the Dead Sea
(8) Chapter 7 Petra
(9) Chapter 8 Wadi Rum
(10) Chapter 9 Aqaba
(11) Appendix 1 Language
(12) Appendix 2 Further Information