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mansaf the national dish of jordan

Mansaf: our national dish with a rich history

Mansaf is the heart of our cuisine. Our national dish has a rich history and tastes delicious. The recipe originates from the Bedouin, who lived in the Arabian desert. They were always on the move in

lawrence house in wadi rum

Wadi Rum: Following the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia

‘Vast, echoing, and God-like’ are the famous words that Lawrence of Arabia used to describe Wadi Rum. Lawrence loved our desert. Everybody who visits our homeland will understand why he used those words. In this blog,

wadi rum is a popular film location for movies like theeb

Wadi Rum: more than 50 years a popular film location

A lot of moviemakers use Wadi Rum desert and other places in Jordan like Petra as background for (parts) of their movies. A wide variety of beautiful landscapes and well-preserved ruins attracted some of the world’s

fawaz enjoying the rain in wadi rum desert

An interesting insight on Wadi Rum climate and seasons

There are three types of desert climate; hot, mild, and cold. Wadi Rum has a ‘hot arid’ desert climate, which means that our annual temperature is above 18 degrees Celsius. And the annual rainfall does not

fawaz wearing his traditional bedouin clothes

Bedouin wear: traditional clothes in modern times

Wadi Rum became known as a tourist destination after the release of the movie ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ in the 1960s. And even more after the publishing of a book on rock climbs in the late 1980s.

guests enjoying a freshly prepared lunch in the desert

5 things you must experience in Wadi Rum desert

Websites like Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, and our website has pages with a list of places to visit. By now, you know there are many things to see and do in Wadi Rum. Having a choice

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