A detailed and accurate guide to all the main sites in Jordan. The informaton included is up to date and extensive, including chapters on travel, where to eat & stay, health, history, backgrounds on Islam, shopping & the media, along with much advice on local behaviour and attitudes. Whilst in Jordan, I found this guide to be an invaluable tool to getting around and learning about local history and culture. The attention to specific detail is extremely accurate and up to date. A must for any first time traveller to this historic and beautiful country.
After my trip trough Jordan I can really highly recommend this fantastic guide. It is not only the good structure and the different features you can find in nearly every guide, it is packed with so many actual details that it is at the moment really the best guide for Jordan and one of the best guides I have ever traveled with. After an informative introduction with the basics about visa, currency, health and transportation the authors explain the different regions of Jordan. In this context there are all the information about the possible connections and times and costs of transportation. On the hole trip I had never the moment of missing information. For the necessity of backpackers this guide is really a wonderful help. Specially because of ist actuality. Specially because many hotels are listed and the prices were always right and actual. In the last part, as in all the rough guides, there are all the historical and cultural basics you need to understand a bit of that wonderful country. One Good aspect to add would be the East Sinai, because a lot of backpackers go there to dive. But nevertheless, the best guide for Jordan! (Dies ist eine Amazon.de an der Uni-Studentenrezension.)
Ich kann den Rough Guide für Jordanien wirklich sehr empfehlen. Sehr gut recherchiert! Er gibt auch Tipps wie man von A nach B kommt wenn es mal kein öffentliches Verkehrsmittel mehr gibt. Sehr zuverlässig, vorausgesetzt man(n)/frau kann Englisch.