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King's Highway

Al-Tariq Al-Sultani, the middle of the three major north-south routes in Jordan passes many interesting sites from Petra in the south, through Shobak, Dana, Karak, Wadi Mujib to Madaba and Mount Nebo in the north.
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Wadi Musa (Petra)
Wadi Musa (Petra)
Jebel Haroun
Jebel Haroun
Wadi Musa (Petra)
Wadi Musa (Petra)
Wadi Musa (Petra)
Wadi Musa (Petra)
Olive Grove along the King's Highway north of Wadi Musa
Olive Grove along the King's Highway north of Wadi Musa
Along the King's Highway
Along the King's Highway
Ash-Shawbak Castle
Ash-Shawbak Castle
Ash-Shawbak Castle, also spelled Al-Shobak
Ash-Shawbak Castle, also spelled Al-Shobak
The road to Al-Shobak Castle
The road to Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle restoration project
Al-Shobak Castle restoration project
Ash-Shawbak Castle was built by the Crusaders in 1115 under Baldwin I
Ash-Shawbak Castle was built by the Crusaders in 1115 under Baldwin I
Arabic inscriptions on a tower of Al-Shobak Castle
Arabic inscriptions on a tower of Al-Shobak Castle
Ash-Shawbak Castle fell to Saladin in 1189
Ash-Shawbak Castle fell to Saladin in 1189
The Castle was reoccupied by the Mamluks in the 14th C.
The Castle was reoccupied by the Mamluks in the 14th C.
Ash-Shawbak Castle
Ash-Shawbak Castle
Ash-Shawbak Castle
Ash-Shawbak Castle
View from Ash-Shawbak Castle
View from Ash-Shawbak Castle
Houses on a hillside near Ash-Shawbak Castle
Houses on a hillside near Ash-Shawbak Castle
Inside the north tower
Inside the north tower
Ash-Shawbak Castle
Ash-Shawbak Castle
Layered hillside from Al-Shobak Castle
Layered hillside from Al-Shobak Castle
Arabic inscriptions, Ash-Shawbak Castle
Arabic inscriptions, Ash-Shawbak Castle
Ash-Shawbak Castle
Ash-Shawbak Castle
View from Ash-Shawbak Castle
View from Ash-Shawbak Castle
Crusader Church, Ash-Shawbak Castle
Crusader Church, Ash-Shawbak Castle
Below the church
Below the church
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Bring a flashlight and nerves to descend 365 steps to a well under Shobak Castle
Bring a flashlight and nerves to descend 365 steps to a well under Shobak Castle
I went until the well worn stairs were partially blocked by fallen rock
I went until the well worn stairs were partially blocked by fallen rock
Heading back up to the surface
Heading back up to the surface
The light at the end of the tunnel
The light at the end of the tunnel
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle
Al-Shobak Castle from the nearby village
Al-Shobak Castle from the nearby village
Returning to the King's Highway from Al-Shobak Castle
Returning to the King's Highway from Al-Shobak Castle
Primitive dwellings
Primitive dwellings
A goat, Jordan
A goat, Jordan
On the short detour off the King's Highway to the village of Dana
On the short detour off the King's Highway to the village of Dana
The village of Dana dates from the 15th C.
The village of Dana dates from the 15th C.
Dana Mosque
Dana Mosque
Dana Mosque
Dana Mosque
Small stone houses in Dana, mostly abandoned
Small stone houses in Dana, mostly abandoned
Dana Nature Reserve seen from the village
Dana Nature Reserve seen from the village
Dana Nature Reserve
Dana Nature Reserve
Dana Nature Reserve
Dana Nature Reserve
Dana
Dana
Stone bridge in Dana
Stone bridge in Dana
Stone bridge in Dana
Stone bridge in Dana
Dana
Dana
Dana Tower Hotel
Dana Tower Hotel
Dana Tower Hotel
Dana Tower Hotel
Dana Tower Hotel
Dana Tower Hotel
Dana Tower Hotel
Dana Tower Hotel
Dana
Dana
Dana
Dana
Sheep and shepherd near Dana
Sheep and shepherd near Dana
The road leading into the nature reserve is a north of the village off the King's Highway
The road leading into the nature reserve is a north of the village off the King's Highway
King Abdullah II, Jordan First! Municipality of Al-Harith Bin 'Umayr
King Abdullah II, Jordan First! Municipality of Al-Harith Bin 'Umayr
Al-Harth Bin 'Umayr, a village between Dana and Tafila
Al-Harth Bin 'Umayr, a village between Dana and Tafila
Tomb of the Venerable Companion, Al-Harith bin-'Umayr al-Azadi
Tomb of the Venerable Companion, Al-Harith bin-'Umayr al-Azadi
Tomb of the Venerable Companion, Al-Harith bin-'Umayr al-Azadi
Tomb of the Venerable Companion, Al-Harith bin-'Umayr al-Azadi
Tomb of the Venerable Companion, Al-Harith bin-'Umayr al-Azadi
Tomb of the Venerable Companion, Al-Harith bin-'Umayr al-Azadi
King's Highway between south of At-Tafila
King's Highway between south of At-Tafila
Mosque along the King's Highway
Mosque along the King's Highway
Agriculture, King's Highway
Agriculture, King's Highway
Orchards
Orchards
At-Tafila
At-Tafila
Jordan First!
Jordan First!
Jordan Post, At-Tafila
Jordan Post, At-Tafila
At-Tafila
At-Tafila
Jordanian men, At-Tafila
Jordanian men, At-Tafila
At-Tafila
At-Tafila
At-Tafila
At-Tafila
Lunch breat in At-Tafila
Lunch breat in At-Tafila
Boy at a shwarma stand, At-Tafila
Boy at a shwarma stand, At-Tafila
Shwarma, At-Tafila
Shwarma, At-Tafila
Jordanian sweets
Jordanian sweets
Boys in At-Tafila
Boys in At-Tafila
King's Highway, At-Tafila
King's Highway, At-Tafila
Continuing along the King's Highway north of At-Tafila through Wadi Hasaa
Continuing along the King's Highway north of At-Tafila through Wadi Hasaa
Wadi Hasa, between At-Tafila and Karak
Wadi Hasa, between At-Tafila and Karak
Wadi Hasa
Wadi Hasa
Some bedouin still live in tents, Wadi Hasa
Some bedouin still live in tents, Wadi Hasa
Bedouin tents, Wadi Hasa
Bedouin tents, Wadi Hasa
Bedouin tents along the King's Highway, Wadi Hasa
Bedouin tents along the King's Highway, Wadi Hasa
Bedouin tent, Wadi Hasa
Bedouin tent, Wadi Hasa
Wadi Hasa
Wadi Hasa
Wadi Hasa
Wadi Hasa
Wadi Hasa
Wadi Hasa
Jordanian policeman looking for a lift
Jordanian policeman looking for a lift
Wadi Hasa
Wadi Hasa
Jordanian Petroleum Refinery gas station, Al-Mazar
Jordanian Petroleum Refinery gas station, Al-Mazar
The King's Highway approaching Karak
The King's Highway approaching Karak
Karak Castle, built by the Crusaders in 1142
Karak Castle, built by the Crusaders in 1142
King's Highway entering Karak
King's Highway entering Karak
Mobile phone ad, Karak
Mobile phone ad, Karak
Karak Center for Kickboxing
Karak Center for Kickboxing
Karak
Karak
Mosque near Karak Castle
Mosque near Karak Castle
Map of Karak Castle
Map of Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Stables, Karak Castle
Stables, Karak Castle
Long gallery which served as the stables, Karak Castle
Long gallery which served as the stables, Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
View of a neighboring hill across the King's Highway, Karak
View of a neighboring hill across the King's Highway, Karak
While there doesn't seem to be much left of Karak Castle, there are numerous underground chambers
While there doesn't seem to be much left of Karak Castle, there are numerous underground chambers
Kitchen, Karak Castle
Kitchen, Karak Castle
Kitchen, Karak Castle
Kitchen, Karak Castle
Karak
Karak
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Passage leading to the prison cells
Passage leading to the prison cells
Passage below the ruined church
Passage below the ruined church
Long underground passage
Long underground passage
Marketplace passage, Karak
Marketplace passage, Karak
Mamluk Palace, Karak Castle
Mamluk Palace, Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
View from the Mamluk Keep across Karak Castle
View from the Mamluk Keep across Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Karak Castle
Large undergroup gallery, normally closed to visitors
Large undergroup gallery, normally closed to visitors
The people at the museum desk can arrange entry
The people at the museum desk can arrange entry
Guides at Karak Castle, Jordan
Guides at Karak Castle, Jordan
Greenhouse tents seen from Karak Castle, Jordan
Greenhouse tents seen from Karak Castle, Jordan
Boy playing on a mound of dirt, Karak
Boy playing on a mound of dirt, Karak
SuBermarket, Karak
SuBermarket, Karak
Salah ad-Din (Saladin), Karak
Salah ad-Din (Saladin), Karak
Statue of Salah ad-Din, Karak
Statue of Salah ad-Din, Karak
Salah ad-Din, Karak
Salah ad-Din, Karak
Salah ad-Din, Karak
Salah ad-Din, Karak
Jordanian men, Karak
Jordanian men, Karak
Christian church in Karak
Christian church in Karak
Karak
Karak
The Royal line of Jordan - Sherif Hussein bin Ali, King Abdullah I, King Talal, King Hussein, King Abdullah II
The Royal line of Jordan - Sherif Hussein bin Ali, King Abdullah I, King Talal, King Hussein, King Abdullah II
A mosque among fertile fields
A mosque among fertile fields
Green fields between Karak and Wadi Mujib, Jordan
Green fields between Karak and Wadi Mujib, Jordan
King's Highway approaching Wadi Mujib, the Grand Canyon of Jordan
King's Highway approaching Wadi Mujib, the Grand Canyon of Jordan
Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib Reservoir
Wadi Mujib Reservoir
The new Wadi Mujib dam
The new Wadi Mujib dam
Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
King's Highway snaking down the southern embankment of Wadi Mujib
King's Highway snaking down the southern embankment of Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
King's Highway, Wadi Mujib
King's Highway, Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
Boy in Wadi Mujib
Boy in Wadi Mujib
Another boy in Wadi Mujib
Another boy in Wadi Mujib
King's Highway crossing the Wadi Mujib Dam
King's Highway crossing the Wadi Mujib Dam
Reservoir, Wadi Mujib
Reservoir, Wadi Mujib
Reservoir, Wadi Mujib
Reservoir, Wadi Mujib
Reservoir, Wadi Mujib
Reservoir, Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
Wadi Mujib
Mosque along the King's Highway around Dhiban
Mosque along the King's Highway around Dhiban
Mosque along the King's Highway around Dhiban
Mosque along the King's Highway around Dhiban
Agriculture around Libb
Agriculture around Libb
Fields south of Madaba
Fields south of Madaba
Madaba, Jordan
Madaba, Jordan
New mosque under construction in Madaba
New mosque under construction in Madaba
St. George's Church, Madaba
St. George's Church, Madaba
St. George's, Madaba
St. George's, Madaba
St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Agios Georgios Greek Orthodox Church, Madaba
Agios Georgios Greek Orthodox Church, Madaba
St. George's contains a famous Byzantine mosaic map of the holy land
St. George's contains a famous Byzantine mosaic map of the holy land
Unfortunately, when I arrived they had already covered the mosaic map
Unfortunately, when I arrived they had already covered the mosaic map
St. George's, Madaba, evening
St. George's, Madaba, evening
St. George's, Madaba, night
St. George's, Madaba, night
Madaba is the Jordanian mosaic center
Madaba is the Jordanian mosaic center
Talal Street, Madaba
Talal Street, Madaba
Talal Street, Madaba
Talal Street, Madaba
Moab Land Hotel, Madaba
Moab Land Hotel, Madaba
Mosque of Salah ad-Din
Mosque of Salah ad-Din
Moses Memorial, Mt. Nebo
Moses Memorial, Mt. Nebo
Moses Memorial, Mt. Nebo
Moses Memorial, Mt. Nebo
Moses Memorial, Mt. Nebo
Moses Memorial, Mt. Nebo
God is beloved, the prayer of Heaven and the message of the Prophets
God is beloved, the prayer of Heaven and the message of the Prophets
Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
The church is basically ruins protected by a modern roof
The church is basically ruins protected by a modern roof
Mosaic in the Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Mosaic in the Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Mosaic in the Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Mosaic in the Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Mosaic in the Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Mosaic in the Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Mosaic in the Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Mosaic in the Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Mosaic in the Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Mosaic in the Moses Memorial Church, Mt. Nebo
Moses, Mt Nebo, Jordan
Moses, Mt Nebo, Jordan
Altar of the Moses Church
Altar of the Moses Church
Pope John Paul II prayed here during his 2000 visit to the Holy Land
Pope John Paul II prayed here during his 2000 visit to the Holy Land
Moses Memorial, Mt. Nebo
Moses Memorial, Mt. Nebo
Moses was said to have spotted the Promised Land from Mt. Nebo. He must have had a clearer day
Moses was said to have spotted the Promised Land from Mt. Nebo. He must have had a clearer day
Jerusalem, 46km (28mi)
Jerusalem, 46km (28mi)
Flock of sheep grazing on Mt. Nebo
Flock of sheep grazing on Mt. Nebo
Mt. Nebo
Mt. Nebo
Bedouin tent, Mt. Nebo
Bedouin tent, Mt. Nebo
Descending Mt. Nebo towards the Dead Sea
Descending Mt. Nebo towards the Dead Sea
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