So we start the ascension and drive through a very poor area. There are many bedouin camps on the way.
haha! My flag that I bought from the street vendor!
I think it brings much more to the experience to drive this way up to Mount Nebo. It takes much more time than if you are coming from Madaba, but I find that it is really worth it.
Suddenly there are these small areas of olive trees and then the desert continues
A camel who thought it was smart to have a little nap on the road!!
You can see the cross on the top of the mountain
We get out of the car, and waow it is hot, the thermometer in the car is marking 32 degrees. Mimosas have flowered and there are a lot of them.
In front of the monument you see as you walk up is a list of some organisations which have donated to the renovation works and maintenance of the site and one of them is...
It's the second time I have been up there, and it is really a special feeling to look out over the promised land. Some more pictures...