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Boating Aqaba in the Middle East

September 02, 2012

loving our boat ride in Aqaba, Jordan

One of the cool things we did on our amazing family journey to Jordan, was a private boat trip in Aqaba on the Red Sea. It doesn't look at all like one's perception of the Middle East as it was a luxury resort area where we got on board, yet we could see Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia from our boat. An azure sea surrounded by deserts, blue sky and palm trees.

It's interesting that it is not far from Elat in Israel where I had been long ago. I enjoyed comparing this Jordanian perspective of both the Red Sea as well as the Dead Sea from a different country as well as different decade. The diversity in Jordan really impressed us ( as well as the Jordanian food and people).

We could have done some diving, which I hear is fabulous, but we were content to just enjoy the views and sea breezes as we zipped along. We stayed at another lovely Movenpick Resort ( some how I was not aware of this great hotel brand before our trip to Jordan).

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Daniel

What fun and your daughter gets to have so many rich experiences!

Glad you had a great time in Jordan. Hope to read more about your adventures.

Best,
@eculturesdaniel

Jeanne @Soultravelers3

Thanks Daniel, she is indeed a very lucky kid! ;)

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