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Sunday, April 19, 1998
Aqaba, Jordan
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Aqaba, Jordan:
Latitude: 29° 31' 58" North
Longitude: 35° 0' 6" East
Altitude: 312 feet
From Seattle: 8548 miles
Lodging: Hotel - Petra Hotel

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Today's Travel:
Country: Jordan
Region: Southern Jordan
Weather: Sunny

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Trip Stats to Date:
Day: 374
Linear Dist: 97619
Countries Visited: 31
Regions Visited: 119
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Hotels: 79
Friends / Family: 98
Camping: 39
Hostels: 126
Transit: 32
Beers: 1467
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Journal Entry:
Got up early and headed to the Egyption consulate. It took until noon to get my visa. It didn't seem to matter what time you got there, the visas were all done at noon (someone got there at about five til and they had their visas at noon - just like the rest of us).

Spent the afternoon picking up my laundry, exploring the ruins of the Islamic city of Ayla (not much to see as excavations and restoration have hardly started), and just laying on the beach.

Spent the evening packing so I could get an early start and catch the morning ferry to Nuweiba so I can make it to Dahab before dark.


Related Sites:
US State Department Consular Information Sheets: Jordan
CIA World Fact Book: Jordan

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