Mingling with the Locals July 2nd 2012 Since I last wrote I've been fueling up on delicious Arab food, walking the streets of Amman with my beautiful local guide, and meeting more of Laila's family. Saturday night I went with her family to a falafel and hummus place called Kalha, which I believe was started around 1930. Since then the sons and grandsons of the original owner have built more and more restaurants under the same n ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » North » Amman 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
I'm Johnny, an American born in 1991 who loves learning foreign languages and traveling!
2010 - China
2010/2011 - Living in Germany and Europe travels
2012 - Jordan and the Holy Land
2013 - Israel/Palestine and Middle East travels
I started this blog about my trip to China mostly for family and friends, so they can see a little of where I'm going and what I'm doing, but I've stuck with it after that as a short of hobby and also to preserve the memories and emotions of my travels.
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