Picturing Jordan

Sharing Jordan with the world — one picture at a time.

Camping in the Dana Biosphere Reserve

Just after sunrise at a camp in the Dana Biosphere

Just after sunrise at a camp in the Dana Biosphere

A few weeks ago I slept in a tent on the cusp of Jordan's Rift Valley. Wild Jordan has regular hiking and camping trips to the reserve and they are very affordable. The staff are friendly and genuinely care about nature conservation. Trips to this and other national parks are part of an impressive government effort to preserve Jordan's natural spaces.

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