Exploring the Moon Desert, Jordan

Planes of white sand carpeted the floor for what looked like miles. While, sandstone mountains lined the horizon. The rock faces were patterned from where gusts of wind had slapped them causing sporadic marks of erosion. The weathered rocks had resulted in the production of red sand, which was transported by the wind and accumulated... Continue Reading →

The lost city of Petra

The lost city of Petra located in Southern Jordan, is recognised as a world heritage UNESCO site. Visiting the area you can see why. Carved into the rock faces are the most remarkable facades constructed by ancient civilisations. Petra’s landscape and climate alone is breathtaking. Red sand stone mountains jut into the bright blue skies... Continue Reading →

24 hours in Amman, Jordan

Amman, the capital of Jordan is currently home to 4 million inhabitants. It was founded in the 8th millennium BC. Since then the area has changed hands, from the Selucids, Navateans, Romans, Greeks, Ottomams to the Arabs today. With so many owners Amman is a hub of cultural fusion. While, perhaps not as popular with... Continue Reading →

Adventures in Anglesey

Our first stop in North Wales took us to Conwy castle built in 1283. This ancient castle is not to be missed, situated in the lovely town of Conwy - there are plenty of coffee shop opportunities. Next stop off was Rhosneigr beach. Here we played cricket and watched the RAF planes jet across the... Continue Reading →

Hiking, kayaking and sea swimming

Setting off relatively early on day 2 we ventured from our glamping pod to South Stack along the coastal path. The view was spectacular with numerous private beaches to ourselves. A couple of hours later we reached the lighthouse in South Stack. People were huddled around binoculars spotting puffins on the cliffs. We returned to... Continue Reading →

Cobbler Mountain Hike

Cobbler Mountain otherwise known as Ben Arthur reaches a height of 884m and provides a wonderful hike. We parked in Succoth car park and crossed the road to the wooden owl where the path begins. To start with, we zig-zagged up through forests, before reaching a more barren landscape. The trees ceased and the terrain... Continue Reading →

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