Jordan

Shore to Shore in Jordan

By / June 2014

Danny Wright on a Jordanian marathon that takes runners from the Dead Sea to the Red Sea by way of the Arabah Wadi.

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Carved from Red Stone

By / March 2014

On facing up to Jordan’s ancient sandstone city: “I had seen columns fashioned and raised from the ground but I had never seen such massive building components carved out of one piece of solid rock.”

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In the Valley of the Moon

By / December 2013

A dispatch from a legendary Jordanian valley: “‘These are prints from the mouse and these are prints from the fox,’ Awada said, pointing to the tracks in the sand.”

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The View from Nebo

By / October 2013

Journalist Danny Wright on Jordan’s most sacred mountain: “We heard discussions in English, Italian Spanish, Dutch, Chinese, and Arabic.”

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Trash and Treasure in Old Amman

By / June 2013

A dispatch from Jordan’s oldest market, the Balad, home to thousands of vendors, thousands of noises, and thousands of years of history.

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