Jordan: The Real Land of Smiles May 19th 2009 Greetings!
Here's the lowdown on our week in Jordan, the most pleasant surprise of our trip thus far--particularly since it wasn't even on our original itinerary.
We arrived in Jordan via ferry across the Red Sea, landing at the Port of Aqaba with several dozen Christian package tourists (the "Christ Died for Your Sins" t-shirts and reading aloud of biblical passages re: the parting of said sea ... 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
After both spending four years at law jobs in the States, we decided to pick up and travel around the world last October in search of adventure and whatever else comes our way. We plan to be abroad until summer of 2009. If you want to subscribe to this blog, you can click on the blue "Subscribe" button below, and you'll get an email when we post something new.
We've decided to divide the labor on this blog. Eric (Jub) will do most of the writing and Anna will handle the pictures and editing. Please drop us a line if you have ideas or tips for us as we travel along. We love hearing fro... full info