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Thórsmörk, a mountain ridge in Iceland named after the Norse god Thor. By Will Govus.

Iceland

Thórsmörk (Icelandic: Þórsmörk) is a mountain ridge in Iceland that was named after the Norse god Thor (Þór). It is situated in the south of Iceland.

Petra

Travel + Leisure - contemplating the engineering feats of Petra—an ornate city carved into sheer red cliff faces years ago. Sample the flavors of modern-day Amman as prepared by one of Jordan's top chefs.

Jordan: Amman & Madaba  I believe this is the restaurant Haret Joudna… one of my favorite restaurants in Jrdn !

Jordan: Amman & Madaba I believe this is the restaurant Haret Joudna… one of my favorite restaurants in Jrdn !

Lake Tiberias seen from Um Qays in Jordan

*JORDAN ~ Um Qais looking out the "Tabaria" Lake on a clear sky day!

Jordan's northwest region has many interesting ruins that can be explored easily as a day trip from Amman.

Exploring Umm Qais and Northwest Jordan

Jordan's northwest region has many interesting ruins that can be explored easily as a day trip from Amman.

Jerash (Jordan). 'For a country so small, Jordan punches well above its weight in world-class monuments, boasting some of the finest Roman ruins outside Rome. Most countries would be pleased to have attractions like the Citadel or the Roman Theatre in Amman, but these pale into insignificance compared with the superbly preserved ruins at Jerash.'

Jerash (Jordan). 'For a country so small, Jordan punches well above its weight in world-class monuments, boasting some of the finest Roman ruins outside Rome. Most countries would be pleased to have attractions like the Citadel or the Roman Theatre in Amman, but these pale into insignificance compared with the superbly preserved ruins at Jerash.'

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