In 1984, British couple and avid climbers Tony and Di Howard watched Lawrence of Arabia and were inspired to visit Jordan.They were some of the first climbers in Wadi Rum outside of the native Bedouins, and helped develop tourism in the area.
Luckily, it’s been designed with amateurs and holidaymakers in mind as well as serious adventurers, and has been broken into eight sections, each across diverse and dramatic landscapes.
You can easily strike out for one or two nights, or even do a day trip.
After walking through desert and climbing red sandstone steps - pretty much having the back route to Petra by ourselves - a final turn opens out onto the intricately carved monastery and the rest of the tourists in Petra.
Another stand-out portion of the trail is the 55-mile stretch from Petra to Wadi Rum, across vast expanses of desert with majestic sandstone mountains in the distance.
The Jordan Trail, which launched at the end of March, is a 400-mile trek across the country, running from Umm Qais in northern Jordan all the way to the Red Sea in the south.
Tackling the whole thing takes dedication – it takes a biblical 40 days.One for those with a little more time, it takes about five days to hike, camping out in the desert, accompanied by some of the world's best stargazing.The area was Lawrence of Arabia's favourite spot because of the uninterrupted views of the night sky; today, you’ll walk through mountains and wadis, hike down cliffs and through dunes. The Jordan Trail may be new, but it’s been a long time in the planning.Online dating services usually provide unmoderated matchmaking over the Internet, through the use of personal computers or cell phones.Online dating services generally require a prospective member to provide personal information, before they can search the service provider's database for other individuals using criteria they set, such as age range, gender and location.The section I've chosen is just over five miles, making it an easy day hike.