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Country : Jordan

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Photos marked as were added from 18 March 2019.


Country
Province
State
Place
Location
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Description Year
Taken
Jordan
Amman
 Amman is the capital of Jordan.
1986
Jordan
Amman
 Modern bank building.
1986
Jordan
Amman
 Amman is built on many hills around a 2nd century Roman theatre.
1986
Jordan
Amman
 Roman ruins are scattered around the city.
1986
Jordan
Amman
 Steps climb the city's hills.
1986
Jordan
Amman
 The busy city centre.
1986
Jordan
Amman
 Men playing backgammon in a cafe.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
Church of St George
 The Church of St George.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
Church of St George
 The entrance to the church.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
Church of St George
 The facade.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
Church of St George
 The church is famous for its 6th century mosaic map of the Middle East.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
 One of the many mosaics in the town.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
 Mosaic of a ram.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
 Dry semi-desert near Madaba.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
 The landscape around the town.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
Mount Nebo
 The small village at Mount Nebo.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
Mount Nebo
 The 4th century church at Mount Nebo is on the traditional spot where Moses stood for his first view of the Promised Land.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
Mount Nebo
 The Mount Nebo church has mosaics of people, animals and plants.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
Mount Nebo
 Desolate landscape near Mount Nebo.
1986
Jordan
Madaba
Mount Nebo
 View from Mount Nebo.
1986
Jordan
Azrak
 Arab castle at Azrak was used by T E Lawrence (of Arabia) as his base during World War 1.
1986
Jordan
Azrak
 The castle dates from the 13th century is made from basalt stone.
1986
Jordan
Azrak
 Entrance to the battlements.
1986
Jordan
Azrak
 The oasis.
1986
Jordan
Azrak
 Camels in the Jordanian desert.
1986
Jordan
Azrak
 Mirrage and dust devils.
1986
Jordan
Jerash
 Jerash was founded in 332 BC by Alexander the Great's soldiers. It became Roman in 63 BC.
1986
Jordan
Jerash
 The 700m colonade.
1986
Jordan
Jerash
 The 2nd century Temple of Artemis.
1986
Jordan
Jerash
 Basilica of St Theodore dates from the 5th century.
1986
Jordan
Jerash
 Greek style columns.
1986
Jordan
Jerash
 The site is surrounded by hills.
1986
Jordan
Jerash
 Jerash joined the Decapolis and was abandoned in 747.
1986
Jordan
Kerak
 Kerak is 1000m above sea level.
1986
Jordan
Kerak
 Kerak Castle was built by the Crusaders in 1132.
1986
Jordan
Kerak
 The castle was captured by Salah El Din (Saladin) in 1187.
1986
Jordan
Kerak
 View of the castle.
1986
Jordan
Kerak
 Pottery from 3000 BC.
1986
Jordan
Kerak
 View from the castle.
1986
Jordan
Kerak
 The Biblical land of the Moabites.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 View of the Dead Sea from the road at sea level.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 Dry hills overlooking the Dead Sea.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 Fertile oasis.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 Many Beduin live in the hills above the Dead Sea.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 Beduin encampment.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 Landscape above the Dead Sea.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 Palestinian settlement.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 The shore of the Dead Sea, 398m below sea level.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 Palestinian settlement by the Dead Sea with the hills of Israel-Palestine visible on the far side.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 Sparse vegetation on the dry shore of the Dead Sea.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 The Dead Sea is the world's saltiest large body of water and is at 398m below sea-level.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 The shore of the Dead Sea.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 The soil is salty and mainly infertile apart from oases.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 The sea is denser than ordinary water.
1986
Jordan
Dead Sea
 A rust coloured spring.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
 The King's Highway runs North-South through spectacular desert scenery.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
 The King's Highway crosses several deep gorges.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
Wadi El Hasa
 Wadi El Hasa is one of several gorges crossed by the highway.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
Wadi El Hasa
 Wadi El Hasa separates the Biblical lands of the Moabites and the Edomites.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
Wadi El Hasa
 The oasis on the valley floor.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
Wadi El Hasa
 Small settlement.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
 The village of Tafila is set in an oasis.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
 Scattered trees in the desert landscape.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
 Fertile shelf.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
 Donkey in the desert.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
Wadi Mujib
 Wadi Mujib.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
Wadi Mujib
 Wadi Mujib separates the Biblical lands of the Moabites and the Amonites.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
Wadi Mujib
 Wadi Mujib is 1000m deep.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
Wadi Mujib
 Wadi Mujib is 3km wide.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
Wadi Mujib
 The oldest sample of Hebrew writing was found in this valley.
1986
Jordan
King's Highway
Wadi Mujib
 Spectaular road along the King's Highway.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
 The Jordan Valley is fertile with rolling hills.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
 View across the valley to Israel-Palestine.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
 Farms sheltered by hills.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
 Road close to the 1967 border with Israel.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Pela
 A shepherd and his sheep at Pela .
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Pela
 Pela was inhabited between 5000 and 1000 BC. The city was excavated in 1979.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Pela
 The hills around Pela.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Tabaqat Fahl
 Tabaqat Fahl is a Palestinian village of refugees.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Tabaqat Fahl
 The village is set in an oasis.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Tabaqat Fahl
 The village overlooks the Jordan Valley. The hills of Israel-Palestine are in the distance.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Um Qais
 Um Qais is a small Jordanian village. As the ancient Gadara it was given to Cleopatra as a gift by Mark Anthony.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Um Qais
 The ruined theatre.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Um el Jimal
 Um el Jimal is a caravanserai built from basalt.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Um el Jimal
 The site dates from the Ummayad period.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Um el Jimal
 Detail of the stonework.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
 View towards Syria.
1986
Jordan
Jordan Valley
 View towards Israel-Palestine and the Sea of Galilee.
1986
Jordan
Petra
 Petra is an ancient city set among desert rock.
1986
Jordan
Petra
 Worn carvings in the outskirts of the ancient city.
1986
Jordan
Petra
 A 2000 year old dam to divert water around the city.
1986
Jordan
Petra
 Worn carving.
1986
Jordan
Petra
 The city is reached via the siq.
1986
Jordan
Petra
 The siq is a 1km long gorge leading to the Nabatean rock city of Petra.
1986
Jordan
Petra
 Along the siq the rock towers 100m high.
1986
Jordan
Petra
 The siq is a narrow gorge leading to Petra.
1986
Jordan
Petra
Treasury
 The Treasury is a Greek influenced tomb built out of solid rock.
1986
Jordan
Petra
Treasury
 The entrance to the tomb.
1986
Jordan
Petra
Treasury
 The tomb dates from the 1st century.
1986
Jordan
Petra
Treasury
 Carvings over the entrance.
1986

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