Tag Archive: Jordan

BAITULMAQDIS UMRAH CHAPTER 13: Exploring the 2000- year old Roman ruins of Jerash

12 December 2016 Today is our last day in Jordan we will be stopping over at Jerash for a short tour before catching our flight to Madinah. It has been an informative and… Continue reading

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BAITULMAQDIS UMRAH CHAPTER 12: Reflecting by the Dead Sea

11 December 2016 Our last stopover for the day was the Dead Sea. I was excited to be at a place full of history and was thrilled that the organizer had planned some… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah Chapter 12: Floating in the Dead Sea / Lake of Lut

11 December 2016 Our last stop of the day was to visit the Dead Sea. We were to have our late lunch there and we were given some time to ‘feel’ the Dead Sea.… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah Chapter 9: Sights of Hebron

10 December 2017 Al-Ibrahimi Mosque is located in the old city of Hebron and it is the focal point for most visitors. The site is sacred to both Muslims and Jews – be… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah Chapter 6: The city of Jericho – Jerusalem

9 December 2016 Prior to reaching the custom immigration, we stopped by this sign for a while. Sign at sea level between Amman and the Dead Sea. This sign indicates that we are… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah 2016 Chapter 5: Entering Palestine

9 December 2016 Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. Any views or opinions represented in this blog are personal and belong solely to the blog owner and do not represent those of people, institutions… Continue reading

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BAITULMAQDIS UMRAH 2016 CHAPTER 4: The Lost City of Petra

8 December 2016 We made our way out Wadi Musa and continue our journey to Petra. Look at the village / city of Wadi Musa from a higher ground. Petra lies on the slope… Continue reading

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BAITULMAQDIS UMRAH 2016 CHAPTER 3: Visiting Islamic Historical Sites in Jordan

8 December 2016 We woke up to a really cold morning. For my parents, this is their first time experiencing winter. We packed enough winter outfits, including jackets, scarves, gloves because I warned… Continue reading

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BAITULMAQDIS UMRAH 2016 CHAPTER 2: Cave of the seven sleepers

7 December 2016 We have safely arrived in Amman. The process of getting through the immigration was unexpectedly fast and smooth. Everyone was pretty tired from the long flight but we were due… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah 2016 Chapter 1: Departing from Singapore

7 December 2016 I have been all over the place for the past few days. Trying to finish work, pack, help the parents pack, go for review appointments at the hospital, squeeze in… Continue reading

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