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babounej/chamomile is used as bedouin medicine and can be found in wadi rum desert

7 secrets of Bedouin medicine

Modern medicine, as it is known today, was founded in the Middle East. From the 8th until the 11th-century Arab physicians laid the foundations of the institutions and science of medicine. They opened the first hospitals

one of the famous sand dunes in wadi rum

Our top 5 of greatest sand dunes in Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum desert is dotted with dunes. Both yellow and red dunes. The highest dune is in Wadi Um Ishrin. We prefer to visit the one near Khazali canyon for two reasons. Climbing this dune is

plants growing during autumn in wadi rum desert

5 reasons to visit Wadi Rum desert in autumn

Imagine, it is a day in October. Today you start your Wadi Rum desert experience. You feel excited and ready—Ready for your adventure. In the next five days, you hike and trek through one of the

staying overnight in a cave in wadi rum

3 ways to overnight in Wadi Rum desert

When you want to experience Wadi Rum to the max, you have to stay overnight. Preferably two or more nights. If you go on tour with companies based in Rum village, you have three options to

picture of khaskhasha canyon you want to take in wadi rum

5 pictures you want to take in Wadi Rum desert

We always advise our guests to bring enough charged batteries and memory cards for their cameras. The reason for the charged batteries is simple. Unless you have a solar charger, there is no way to charge

guide getting zarb dinner out of the oven

How to prepare Zarb, the Bedouin barbecue, in 7 steps

Zarb is one of the delicious treasures of Bedouin culture. For centuries Bedouins in the whole Arabian Peninsula cooked their food underground in earth ovens. This way of cooking did not require much equipment, which was

arabian oryx with young in wadi rum

The beautiful story of the Arabian Oryx

The Arabian Peninsula has only a few indigenous mammals. One of them is an elegant antelope with beautiful eyes; The Arabian Oryx. We know the Arabian Oryx by his Arabian name, Al Maha. The Arabian Oryx

bedouin house of hair in wadi rum desert

An insight into our Bedouin house of hair

Imagine standing on a ridge of one of our desert’s mountains. In front of you is a vast yellow sand valley. You enjoy the view for a moment. You wonder how big this valley is. And

anfishiyyeh petroglyphs and inscriptions

The petroglyphs and inscriptions of Wadi Rum

Until now, we wrote quite a lot about the stunning landscape of the Wadi Rum desert. But our desert is famous for more than only its nature. Wadi Rum is also known for its unique collection

the magic of wadi rum desert

The magic of Wadi Rum desert

Jordan has a lot to offer to everyone. In a previous blog, we shared our top 7 of Jordan’s gems. Today we write a blog about the magic of Wadi Rum desert. Because that is what

bird watching in wadi rum desert

Bird watching in Wadi Rum desert

When you go bird watching in Wadi Rum desert, you will likely spot the beautiful Sinai Rosefinch as our desert is home to our national bird. The Sinai Rosefinch is part of the Fringillidae family. With

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