Sunday, 22 May 2016

The Landscapes Of Jordan

Jordan is a pure delight when it comes to landscape photography. The landscapes of Jordan are unique – they are not just beautiful. They exude mystery. They inspire something in you. The rocks and hills seem so unruffled, yet they evoke your imagination.

Jordan is a small, landlocked country, which has many distinctive geographical treasures. From Petra’s pink stones to Madaba’s brown mountains, Jordan spellbinds you!

Enjoy the photos –

The last hues of sunlight paints the hills of Petra. 
The rock erosion that mesmerizes. 
Wadi Rum - a place that looks like Mars.
Films like Lawrence of Arabia, Red Planet, Passion in the Desert,Prometheus,The Last Days On Mars, The Martian, Theeb and Krrish3 were shot in Wadi Rum.
Wadi Rum is also called 'The Valley of the Moon' for the way it's cut into the sandstone and granite rock.
Wadi Rum is known to be the dwelling place of the Zalabia Bedouins.
So fascinating that it leaves you speechless...
Rock climbing is one of the favorite activities of travelers in Wadi Rum.
A sight to behold!
It looks like an indefinite poetry of nature.
That's how the sun sets in Wadi Rum.
The desert of Wadi Rum.
Perhaps 'beautiful' is just the beginning of what I witnessed...
Looks like another world altogether, right?
A mirage that just got hooked on to my lens.
On our way to Little Petra - an arid, mountainous desert region.
There's a feeling of abandonment that you get when you see the landscapes of Jordan. 
How benignly the last rays of the sun touches the rocks...
The sunburst shot
The sky, the hills and the sunset.
Who gets tired of sunsets?
The barrenness enthralls and how!
The brown mountains of Madaba (Don't they remind of Ladakh?)
The Nebo Valley - where Moses got a view of the Promised Land.
The city of Amman - that's the amphitheater you can see on the right.
The Dead Sea - a salt lake whose banks are as deep as 400m below sea level, which makes it the lowest point on the earth.

Did the landscapes of Jordan inspire you?

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21 comments:

  1. I've never been to Jordan, Renuka, but its landscape is truly amazing! That's a really beautiful place to explore <3!

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    1. Yes, Jordan has amazing landscapes. I'm sure you will love this fascinating country. :-)

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  2. stunning landscape!!

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  3. Awesome landscapes! <3 So picturesque!

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    1. Yes, Jordan is incredibly beautiful when it comes to landscapes.

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  4. Gorgeous and rugged! Lovely frames.

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  5. Lovely photos! Look at those skies. And the Dead Sea ! So serene.

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    1. Thanks Kalpanaa:-) Yes, the Dead Sea is so unique.

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  6. Jordan is fascinating and your photos are wonderful as ever.

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  7. Great shots Renuka! Looks like you had a great time - I can't wait to go back to Jordan myself - I was there 12 years ago, and I'm sure it's changed a bit but still as beautiful as ever <3

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    1. Thanks Tim :-) Yep, Jordan must have changed a lot in 12 years, but its landscapes are as beautiful as ever.

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  8. i agree it is the best pic in the globe yes because it came from the holyland jordan I am from dana-alqadesieh which is many pic been taken great job.I missed jordan alot Ilive in usa but all time my heart my mind in jordan all my love to the jordanian and the first jordanian his majesty king of jordan may god bless him.in the end jordan first

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  9. brilliant place to visit - beautiful pics

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  10. This is amazing and informative article, I really Like it and appreciate for your affords.

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