Where The Romans Once Tread July 9th 2012 Laila's family graciously spent their weekend taking me into downtown Amman to see some of the most well known sights. We drove to downtown, parked on a hill with a great view of the hills, and explored some of the ancient stairs of old Amman. At the end of one particularly long set, we came out right onto the street and I was hit with the noises and smells of a bustling Middle Eastern city. W ... 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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