Jordan August 8th 2008 I left Egypt on a hot evening and arrived in Jordan on an even hotter night. A quick word of advice to everyone: try to avoid going to the Middle East during summer time. I have no idea what I was thinking. One nice thing was the lack of tourist which made it easy to get around and really enjoy Petra in peace and quiet.
I spent two days in Amman seeing the sights and researching a good tour ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Petra For most of its history since independence from British administration in 1946, Jordan was ruled by King HUSSEIN (1953-99). A pragmatic ruler, he successfully navigated competing pressures from the major powers (US, USSR, and UK), various Arab states... ... read more
Ok, I am a little behind (just 2 1/2 months thats all).. That just means I am having a good time.. Right??? I am now in Thailand and having a ball eating all sorts of crazy things and taking my time to see the sights. I even did some scuba diving which was a real highlight. At this point I have been away for over 9 months and have only a few left. Where did the time go? That just means I have to get up-to-date before I move on again. Hope everyone is doing well. Be sure to add comments on the photos its always fun to read them.
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