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Wadi Rum - Lawrence's Spring

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Desert scenery in the south of Jordan. Made famous by the presence of the Arab Revolt and TE Lawrence in the early 20th century and the movie 'Lawrence of Arabia' by David Lean.

This rather cold december day brought some clouds which made for a rather unusual sky and sunlight/shadow pattern in this usually hot, dusty and cloudless area.

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Comments (16)

nomadstravel on May 7, 2007

Hi, this is not actually Lawrence's spring at all, though the area was used in the Lawrence film. The real Lawrence Spring is Ain Shellaleh, about 15 mins walk SW of Rum village, into the little high valley below the cliffs. See our guidebooks to Rum Treks & Climbs in Rum and Jordan - Walks, Treks, Caves, Climbs & Canyons. Tony H

inbel on May 12, 2007

Amazing! Zer-zer-zer gutt! Labes! Zabur

rosina lamberti on June 10, 2007

thank you

Greetings from Australia

Rosina :)

Matisek on January 4, 2008

Wow! wonderfull photo!

© Alan Knox on April 6, 2008

Hauntingly beautiful shot.


jpmartin on October 2, 2008

Outstanding shot! Hello from South Carolina...

János Nagy on March 13, 2009

WoooooW! This is Amazing!


kwalit@ on May 1, 2009


Patrick Flament on July 3, 2009

Très belle image Patrick

Péter Rácz (Shaman) on August 15, 2009

It's fantastic!

Jed Fackrell on August 18, 2009

Gold star :)

southyuri on September 1, 2010

great scene and amazing shot

Alex LiS on December 12, 2010

REAL Excellent!! Thanks

crina.stanciu on August 19, 2011


geograf28 on January 7, 2012

I like this desert landscape !

Serg Brandys on September 12, 2014

Hi, Stefan. Wonderful picture. Beautiful view. LIKE. Best regards, Sergey

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