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View of the Roman Theater in Amman.  

View of the Roman Theater in Amman.

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

December 14th 2009
Jordan, Nov. 21st - Dec.8th, 2009 Our only option for a direct ride from Beirut to Amman, Jordan was with a local taxi service. Early in the morning we piled in the car with two Jordanian men, a chain smoking driver and a trunk full of pita bread. Six hours, 2 boarder crossings, and 3 packs of cigarettes later we arrived in Amman. As soon as we crossed the border we were pleasantly surpr ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Petra

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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