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The Last Crusade

April 4th 2012
It was an early departure to start our Jordanian adventure outside of the capital. First stop was Mt Nebo, where Moses is said to have seen the promised land for the first time. Lucky for us it was a clear day, so we had views all the way to Israel. Our British travel companion got her way in the end and a stop to see St George Church in Madaba was included in our itinerary. The church boosts a ... 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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