September 3, 2018
The Wadi Rum, also known as the ‘Volley of the Moon’, offers a fantastic Martian landscape with its distinctive orange sand and dramatic sandstone mountain. It lies 330 kilometers south of Jordan, set on a high plateau at the western edge of the Arabian desert.
Home to the Bedouin tribe, tourists get to explore the Bedouin tradition by staying in Bedouin camps, a black and white striped tents, and are treated to its unique culinary style called Zarb, a form of barbeque in underground ovens with its lids covered in sand.
Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, the man that inspired the 1962 film ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, described the Wadi Rum as “vast, echoing and god-like”.
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