Category: flora & fauna

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

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

arabian oryx with young in wadi rum
flora & fauna

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

bird watching in wadi rum desert
flora & fauna

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

agama lizard on a rock
flora & fauna

The amazing animals of Wadi Rum desert

Did you know that in the harsh environment of the Wadi Rum desert, live around 130 different animals and 120 birds? And that it also is a host to a wide variety of around 360 different