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Sleeping and Dining in Madaba, Jordan

May 9, 2016 This mid-sized city along the King’s Highway is one of the best places we found to wander and get a sense of Jordanian life and culture. With a third of the population Christian and the other two- … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Jerash, Jordan

May 9, 2016 Driving to Jerash The drive from the airport to Jerash is straightforward and fairly easy except for one point just as you enter Amman where to continue on Route 35 you need to watch for a turn … Continue reading

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Amman, Jordan: Lonely Planet Walking Tour

May 8, 2016 The walking tour detailed in the Lonely Planet guide book is an excellent introduction to Amman. Our plan was to take a taxi to the Citadel at the top of the hill, the start of the LP … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

September 27-29, 2015 San Pedro de Atamaca’s reputation as being an expensive place to sleep and dine is well deserved. This also means that if you have been roughing it for a while you can take advantage of the nicer … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in La Paz, Bolivia

When in Bolivia we used La Paz as a base from which to visit other parts of the country. The city is centrally located and worked well for us as we were also flying back from there to the States … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining at Casa del Sol, Aguas Calientes, Peru

September 2, 2015 While Aguas Calientes is the gateway to Machu Picchu, the unattractive and expensive town is certainly not worth lingering in longer than you have to. We booked a room at Casa del Sol, conveniently located across the … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining at El Albergue, Ollantaytambo, Peru

September 1, 2015 With a pleasant garden and mountain views this is the place to stay. Located at the train station, it is a short walk from the center of town. While there is some noise from passing trains, even … Continue reading

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