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Jordan Travel Book Reviews - Overlanding Africa.com
Jordan travel book reviews – Overlanding Africa.com recommends the following books to read for your travel to Jordan:
Treks and Climbs in Wadi Rum by Tony Howard:
Fascinating travel handbook of walks, climbs and car and camel treks in the desert of Wadi Rum.
Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by Johan Lewis Burckhardt:
This early 19th century author spent years travelling extensively through Jordan, Syria and the Holy Land, disguised as a pilgrim.
Kingdom of the Film Stars: Journey into Jordan by Annie Caulfield:
This is a first-hand account of a traveller who fell in love with a Bedouin in Jordan, offering a fascinating real-life encounter.
Walking the Bible by Bruce Feiler:
Engaging travelogue that follows Feiler’s travels through Egypt, Israel and the Palestinian Territories and Jordan.
A History of the Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani:
In-depth look at the evolution of Muslim Arab cultures and societies across the Middle East.