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Bit of Culture in Jerash  

Bit of Culture in Jerash

Crusading through the Holyland

January 11th 2007
Well after enduring the overnight bus ride from Cairo to Nuweiba (i nearly froze due to the over-enthusiastic aircon). I then spent all day waiting for a 1 hour ferry to Jordan. Was taken care of by a lovely Jordanian Girl who kept me entertained with pics of her family. The fact that neither of us could understand anything of that the other was saying still made for good conversation. On the boat ... 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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