More of a marathon than I bargained for January 30th 2010 I'm uber-behind with my blogs, as is indicated by the date of this entry. I'm required to take an Intercultural Communications class in which I have journal entries due each month. As annoying as it is, at least I have some impetus for keeping track of what I'm doing here this semester despite the common lack of internet!
Anyways, this semester is rather strange compared to the last. I'm trying ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » West » Madaba 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
Hey! I'm Vanessa and I'm originally from Seattle, although I claim Savannah and Washington, DC as my cities as well. I'm a third-year Arabic major at Georgetown University and am currently starting a year of study abroad in Amman, Jordan! :)... full info