The three hour drive from Amman is on excellent highways over rolling hills.
The entry into Wadi Rum shows some of the brillant color we will see ahead.
On a cool winter day, the visibility is unlimited. We are at a spot called Lawrence's Spring - the water seeping from the ground here was the source of water for Lawrence's army which stayed here during most of the 1916-17 war against the Ottomans.
A small stone rainbow bridge overlooking Wadi Rum.
The entire panorama of Wadi Rum.
A stop to see another spring located up this narrow siq about a hundred yards. Walls covered with ancient petrographs.
These rock walls are all that remains of Lawrence's cabin and headquarters.
A closer look.
Petrographs from pre-history.
Riders on the sand
Our chartered "limo" is this pickup truck with two chairs set in the bed.
Tie everything together for this last look at a beautiful place.