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Lessons in Dining Etiquette

April 9th 2009
Initial alarm went off at the airport as I tried to get the bus into Amman. The taxi drivers outside of baggage claim were waiting to take people to the Israel border. Apparently few people stay in Amman. From the majority of my flight running off to the transfer desk to the taxi drivers shock at the fact that I was going to the capital city to the complete absence of foreigners on the bus ride ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » North » Amman

Jordanian Flag 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
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