Saturday, September 12, 2009

Wadi Rum

This weekend I went to the world famous Wadi Rum in the south of Jordan. I visited this incredible valley (language note: wadi = valley) on a group trip last year, but I felt unsatisfied being shuffled from site to site with thirty other students. This time around I was invited by my neighbor Hakim to partake in an easy-going weekend of camping, rock climbing, and overall reverence for the beauty of the desert.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

First Field Trip

This weekend I went on an excursion to Wadi Ibn Hammad with
my neighbor Rami and his friend Brittany. We had an amazing time splashing through this gorgeous