Jordan, land of prophets and the sahabas! Which prophet did not travel through? How many sahabas became martyr here? It is said that there have been more than 20,000 ...
Travel from the 17.3.2008 to 21.4.2008. Not much talk, the pictures should speak for themselves. Many thanks to Abdullah, who helped me a lot in different ways, as well as to all the other kind people I met!
View on Amman
King Hussein Mosque
Maqam Jaffar bin Abi Thalib
Karak and Shaubak, two castles in the ring of defence of the crusaders, which later were conquered by Salahuddin.
The famous Map of
Palaestine of Madaba.
The original mosaic in
the church of Saint George
had over two million stones!
The (alleged) grave of Prophet Shuaib a.s.
With all the graves of the prophets,
except the grave of Muhammad s.a.w.,
there is no 100% certainty, if it is really the grave.
Azraq Desert Castle:
Here one can see how one can build without using wood:
Ceiling and door made out of stone!
Azraq Wetland Reserve:
Nurtured by huge sweet water source, this oasis was once home to elefants, lions, leopards, wild camels, the oryx and other wild animals. That is long ago!
But even until recently hundred thousands of migrating birds made a stop over here on their way from Europe to Africa, until the oasis became sucked empty until the spring died.