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watching shooting stars in wadi rum

5 reasons to watch shooting stars in Wadi Rum

Being born and raised in the Wadi Rum desert, where artificial light is rare, we are used to the darkness of the night. Due to our arid desert climate, we have clear skies most of the

the nabatean temple in rum village

The Nabatean treasures of Wadi Rum desert

The Nabateans were an Arab nomadic tribe that settled down in Jordan and parts of Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Israel. Petra was the capital of their Empire (fourth century BC – 106 AD). The Nabateans were

preparing goat cheese bedouin style

How Bedouin prepare goat milk, butter and cheese

After winter and early spring rains passed by, the desert comes a life. Different types of plants start to grow, turn green, and bloom. The season of ‘desert abundances’ finally arrived again. So, it is time

our cave during a hot summer day

How to enjoy your desert tour on a hot summer day

Deserts are inhospitable places. They are known for the cold winters, hot summers, the harsh sun, dry winds, and little rainfall. You would not expect that these places have a magical attraction. But they do. Wadi

traffic sign for wadi rum

The quick guide to Wadi Rum desert

Surfing the Internet, we found out there is no proper quick guide to Wadi Rum. We think that Jordan’s biggest gem and the number one reason you should visit our beautiful country deserves to have one.

fawaz playing bedouin music

Bedouin music: the poetic music of the desert

When you listen to our traditional Bedouin music, you might hear similarities with music from Yemen. You are not mistaken as all Bedouin music originates for the first settlers in Yemen. We are all desert dwellers

ain shalaaleh the real lawrence spring

Confusion about the real Lawrence spring cleared

In the vast expanse of the Wadi Rum desert, there are little springs nestled in some of the rocky mountains. The geological makeup of these mountain ranges plays an essential role in the formation of these

fawaz making pictures for wadi rum nomads

Review on Wadi Rum Nomads’ online activities

It is early March 2015. Winter left Wadi Rum desert, and we enjoy the warmer and sunnier spring weather. It will not be long before travelers come to enjoy the beauty of Wadi Rum desert once

bedouin hospitality serving coffee in tent in desert

The heart of Jordanian culture: Ahlan wa Sahlan

“Ahlan wa Sahlan” (meaning, be as one of the family and at your ease) or “Welcome to Jordan” sounds familiar to every foreigner who visits Jordan. Welcoming people is something we do from the core of

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