Severin Perez

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A Day in the Desert

July 17, 2014
Wadi Rum sits in far southern Jordan, in the middle of the great desert that stretches across the Arabian Peninsula. Jordan designated Wadi Rum a protected area in 1998, but it has been a place of imagination and allure since long before Jordan was a country. For centuries, natural springs have brought Bedouin nomads to Wadi Rum, and provided respite for their families and their flocks. The Bedouin are still here, but the springs are no longer the main attraction. Today, it’s Wadi Rum’s towering cliffs, endless dunes, and star filled nights that attract travelers.

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