Bedouin Camping in Wadi Rum, Jordan is easily one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences that is truly unique and does complete justice to vast sand dunes of the desert.
It is rare in our overly articulated lives when words are superfluous. I have to admit I hadn’t experienced anything quite like it until we were right in the middle of nowhere in Jordan. We had been driving a while and stopped to just soak in the surrounding. A group of three Jordanian old men approached us talking quickly in Arabic. I was a little wary – unsure if we had offended them in any way or if we were breaking any rules. They sensed our hesitation and broke into a warm inviting smile – the kind we reserve for long lost friends. From then on, it was like we’d been welcomed into the fold.