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Aqaba Castle  

Aqaba Castle

Sailing to Jordan

November 5th 2007
The rugged, brown scenery streaked past my window at an alarming rate. Each bend in the road was accompanied by a slight squealing as the tires struggled to keep their tenuous hold on the asphalt. We charged up a slight incline in the road and then, right when we reached the crest, I got a strange sensation like we were flying. It only lasted for a split second before the screech of the tires an ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Wadi Rum

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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Tot: 1.047s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 24; qc: 90; dbt: 0.145s; 90; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 1; ; mem: 6.9mb