Monday, 13 February 2017

Taxi to Petra: a love story

Inside Mac's deluxe ride to Petra
Images copyright Halfway Anywhere
Somewhat tongue in cheek, for Valentine's Day we bring you a taxi love story. We loved this story when we found it, and have been waiting for the right occasion to share it. This is the day.

Taxi to Petra: a love story

It isn’t every day that one finds (or makes) love in a taxi, but fortunately for myself and one lucky cabbie, that day was about to arrive for the both of us. Our story begins one night in the city of Eilat, Israel. I was determined to see the ancient city of Petra (in Jordan) and had elected to do so on my own, forgoing the popular guided tour route. It was around 19:00 and knowing that the border closed at 20:00 I found myself a taxi to the crossing... [read the rest of this love story].

Qadir, Mac's trusted taxi driver
Originally published in 2013, we are happy to give Mac's story a bit of a revival. He has a great blog, be sure to check it out.

Halfway Anywhere - Mac's blog
@HalfwayAnywhere - follow Mac on Twitter

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