Macro Monday :- Dried Thistle

Macro photography Dried Thistle Blue sky Umm Qays Jordan

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Scenery Sunday :- Jordan the country

Recently I spent 2 weeks traveling from the South to the Northern reaches of Jordan. I must say it’s not an easy country to visit – especially for a solo, independent, female traveler. Luckily I met a fellow solo, independent, male traveler from Germany with a rental car so we had an impromptu road trip together for a few days.

The public transportation in Jordan only connects Aqaba and Petra in the South with Amman and Madaba in the North. Access to the other beautiful historical sites can only be gained with a private car, taxi or a tour bus.

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Sunday Scenery :- Olympos, Turkey

In the past few weeks, I’ve seen so many ruins in Greece and Turkey – they’re getting blurry in my mind.

Bits of marble, limestone, sandstone.

Various mosaics, sculptures, carvings, symbols.

Byzantine. Roman. Greek. Ottoman. Lycian. Hittite. Persian.
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