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Hiking the Jordan Trail: Day 36 – New Humiema to Shakriya (18 miles)

It was a long but easy day as I made the transition into the Wadi Rum landscape, the stomping grounds of Lawrence of Arabia. Flat, unimpressive desert dominated the first 6 or 7 miles of the day, then increasingly large sandstone outcroppings begin dominating the landscape. As I made my way towards Shakriya, undulating orange […]

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Hiking the Jordan Trail: Day 35 – Wadi Aheimar to New Humiema (14 miles)

Today was a continuation of hiking up Wadi Aheimar. As I continued up this awesome wadi the walls on either side came closer and closer together – sometimes only 6 feet apart. Not only that, according to my topo map, they towered straight up to heights of 600 feet. Never have I seen anything like […]

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