Short Cuts

BUNKING WITH BEDOUINS The highlight for many visitors to Jordan is the chance to spend the night under the stars in a Bedouin-style camp. Located roughly three hours' drive south of Jordan's capital, Amman, the authentic Captain's Camp is the ideal location for the wannabe adventurer. Guests are, quite literally, out in the middle of the desert here, a short drive (or camel ride) from the remote Rum village where the nearest, albeit scant, provisions for tourists are sold. Accommodation is provided in basic but functional tents with twin beds. More pleasant sleeping arrangements can be had on cushions out under...

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