Petra – the stunning ancient city in Southern Jordan, half hidden in the wind blown landscape; voted as one of the ‘New Seven Wonders of the World.’ Petra is of the worlds most treasured Unesco Heritage Sites, and most famous archaeological sites. The word Petra means pink city, and is derived from the Greek wordContinue reading “What to see in Petra”
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Jordan rich in both history and natural wonders, is a country in Western Asia. It sits on a crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe and offers breathtaking scenery. No trip to Jordan is complete without a visit to Petra – I’ve honoured this with a separate post just on Petra! https://mysolofootprints.com/2022/11/05/what-to-see-in-petra/ Information on some ofContinue reading “Jordan Highlights”
London in Lockdown
Walking down the street today to my hair appointment (excitement overload!), made me realise how much I’d missed the hustle and bustle of London. Supermarkets have obviously been open as have coffee shops for takeout. But there’s something indescribable about the feel and vibrancy now things seem more normal; the hairdressers, pubs and cafes areContinue reading “London in Lockdown”
The Road of Death! – Cycling in La Paz!
So I didn’t die, but I did get a concussion and some serious bruising! North Yungas Road, officially the most dangerous road in the world. As long as we don’t die, this is going to make one hell of a story. John Green I’ll start at the beginning.. I booked the tour through my GadventuresContinue reading “The Road of Death! – Cycling in La Paz!”
Belarus – My first cycling holiday, and a beautiful part of the world!
I’m not sure if this trip was brave or stupid on my part! Maybe a bit of both! I decided I wanted to try a cycling holiday so picked an Explore trip that was only 5 days with 3 days cycling, and graded easy. Between 20 – 40km per day, and fortunately for me relativelyContinue reading “Belarus – My first cycling holiday, and a beautiful part of the world!”