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The Slot Canyon  
   

The Slot Canyon

The canyon, or siq, was hidden in the contours of the rock, but it was a great place to explore.
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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