Reviews & Articles

Find Reviews by Category
From Petra to the Dead Sea. Photo by Sora Vernikoff
Travel Reviews
Sora Vernikoff

From Petra to the Dead Sea

The last leg of my Jordan trip was from Petra to the Dead Sea. We stopped in Madaba and Mount Nebo on our drive to the area. Madaba was our first stop, and famous for its beautiful mosaics. Or, instead, the Madaba mosaics are famous. This small town in Jordan, nineteen miles southwest of Amman and on the King’s Highway, houses one of the oldest maps of the Holy Land, built out of two million pieces and embedded in the floor of the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church.

Read More »