9 tips for hiking in the desert

9 tips for hiking in the desert

These desert hiking tips will help you prepare and thrive in a barren and hot environment. Hiking in the desert is my absolute favourite. I’ve crossed 2 deserts now. The first was the Negev desert as part of hiking the 1000km Israel National Trail. I’ve...
Hiking the Jordan Trail – a complete guide & budget

Hiking the Jordan Trail – a complete guide & budget

Updated 2020: I wrote this guide after recently returning from hiking the Jordan Trail from Dana to Wadi Rum (the south half of the trail). I did the hike with 2 other women and we aimed to do it as self-supported as possible (except for having water drops which...
Day 11 on the Tiso Hike Jordan Expedition

Day 11 on the Tiso Hike Jordan Expedition

Catch up on my previous daily instalments: Travel day, Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9 and Day 10. About an hour in to sleeping I really needed to pee. We were perched up high which meant I had to scramble down to find a pee spot, so...
Day 10 on the Tiso Hike Jordan Expedition

Day 10 on the Tiso Hike Jordan Expedition

Catch up on my previous daily instalments: Travel day, Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8 and Day 9. We forgot to close the door of our Bedouin tent so I was woken in the night by a huge rush of sand hitting me in the face as the wind picked up outside....
Day 9 on the Tiso Hike Jordan Expedition

Day 9 on the Tiso Hike Jordan Expedition

Catch up on my previous daily instalments: Travel day, Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6 and Day 7 and Day 8. I was feeling well rested after our chilled afternoon the night before. I woke up in the morning desperate for a wee. I did that thing where you try to...