Wadi Rum Nomads Blog

preparing goat cheese bedouin style
Bedouin culture

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
climate & seasons

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
Wadi Rum desert

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 culture

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
Wadi Rum sites

Confusion about the real Lawrence spring cleared

Wadi Rum desert has several little springs in the mountains with limestone tops and granite bases. Limestone absorbs rain. The water slowly descends the limestone until it hits the granite. As granite cannot hold water, the

fawaz making pictures for wadi rum nomads
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

guest riding camel in the desert
Wadi Rum tours

What you should know before you go on a camel ride tour

Some people think of camels as gentle, charming giants. Others call them desert demons. Either way, camels have got a great sense of humor. And appreciate love and attention. If you have time, it is a

bedouin hospitality serving coffee in tent in desert
Bedouin culture

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

guests enjoying a magical sunset
Wadi Rum Nomads

Independent travellers: 2015 is the year to visit Jordan!

Our tourism industry is experiencing the side effects of what happens elsewhere in the region. The uprisings in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt. The civil war in Syria. And the rising of IS in Syria and Iraq.