Jordan, Land of Contrasts
Hardback · 88 pages
8.5 x 11 inches
Released: April 2009
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a land of mesmerizing beauty and contrast. All around, modern and thriving communities surround remnants of civilizations long since relegated to the history books. Discover the most unforgettable images of the ancient Nabataean city of Petra, craved from the rocks over two thousand years ago, to the new temples of tourism such as those found at the Dead Sea and Aqaba. Follow the famous King’s Highway to the four corners of this diverse country, rich in history and culture.
Jordan Travel Mart ’10
George Fischer Book “Jordan, Land of Contrasts” a Best Seller
Jordan: Land of Contrasts by George Fischer, one of Canada’s most celebrated and prolific landscape photographers, has just become a best-seller bringing Jordan closer to a broader range of people.
In this book, George Fischer explores the modern and thriving communities that surround remnants of ancient civilizations such as the ancient Nabataean city of Petra as well as the archeological ruins in Amman. With his remarkable eye for beauty, George Fischer captures breathtaking moments in time – the Jordan Valley, fertile and ever changing, and remote desert canyons, immerse and still. From the towering Sentinels of Sand and the exotic Desert Castles of Eastern Badia, to the haunting wilderness of Wadi Rum and the wonders of the Dead Sea, George Fischer’s lens focuses on the rich multifaceted character of this extra ordinary land.