EQA Podcast Ep 3 Jordan

Equestrian Adventuresses Podcast - For Women who love Horses, Travel and Adventure

In today’s episode I talk to Tamar from the Netherlands who shares how she bought a donkey in Jordan and walked over 600km through deserts and canyons to the dead sea. She shares how her donkey, Yustra became braver and braver and what Middle Eastern culture was like for her as a solo woman traveler. Tamar also shares an adventurous story with us about how she plans to rent a reindeer and travel across Siberia! So listen up, you’re not going to want to miss this one!

Our Guest today:

Tamar Valkenier (Netherlands)

Where you can find Tamar and join her in Mongolia:

Tamar Valkenier


  • Walking 600km across Jordan with a donkey
  • Horse riding in Mongolia
  • Upcoming Journey on reindeer in Mongolia



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  • The Jordan Trail
    “The Jordan Trail is a long distance hiking trail in Jordan connecting the length of Jordan from Um Qais in the north to Aqaba in the south.”
  • Contact Tamar to organize adventurous trips, to be your wilderness guide and/or bush-cook, on (your own tailor-made) expeditions or invite her to tell her stories and share her knowledge.
  • Equestrian Adventuresses Article
    Read Tamar’s story about her adventure walking the Jordan Trail and see lots of pictures of her cute donkey Yustra.

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Published by Krys Kolumbus Travel

Krystal Kelly is a California girl on a Quest to see every country. She is a professional equestrian adventuress and has worked internationally with horses since 2010. Since then she has worked at professional competition and riding stables in Egypt, Italy, Romania, India and Bhutan! "I love travelling and I love horses and I am very blessed to be able to do both of my passions for a living!" She now has her own company, Krys Kolumbus Travel where she strives to empower women to travel and provides resources, tips and online courses to encourage women to travel SOLO to unique destinations. www.kryskolumbustravel.com www.krystal-kelly.com

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