My 66th Country - Jordan


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March 17th 2014
Published: July 13th 2014
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My 66th Country - Jordan For those lazy readers I also made a video - 'Corn Flakes in Jordan' I went to Jordan at this time as I didn't really have much money and I was limited due to travelling in the winter months. I flew into Amman and spent a week acclimatizing to the country, exploring the city and I also went on a couple of day long road trips to visit a dolmen field and the north eas... Read Full Entry



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Exploring AmmanExploring Amman
Exploring Amman

Another hilly scene
Exploring AmmanExploring Amman
Exploring Amman

The Roman temple of Hercules
Exploring AmmanExploring Amman
Exploring Amman

Some strange looking masks in a museum I visited
Exploring AmmanExploring Amman
Exploring Amman

Me doing some filming at the hilltop citadel
Eating Lamb's BrainEating Lamb's Brain
Eating Lamb's Brain

It even looked like brain, no disguising it
Day Trip 1Day Trip 1
Day Trip 1

The Professor posing
Damiyah Dolmen FieldDamiyah Dolmen Field
Damiyah Dolmen Field

There were many dolmen...
Damiyah Dolmen FieldDamiyah Dolmen Field
Damiyah Dolmen Field

...spread allover a hill in the Jordan valley
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Damiyah Dolmen Field

One of the dolmen with a doorway
Damiyah Dolmen FieldDamiyah Dolmen Field
Damiyah Dolmen Field

There were also chambers carved into the rock
Day Trip 1Day Trip 1
Day Trip 1

Some of the thousands of greenhouses in the Jordan Valley
Day Trip 2 - The NortheastDay Trip 2 - The Northeast
Day Trip 2 - The Northeast

Our car for the day in a forest we visited near Jerash
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Day Trip 2 - The Northeast

The hotly contested land near the Golan Heights
Day Trip 2 - The NortheastDay Trip 2 - The Northeast
Day Trip 2 - The Northeast

A bridge destroyed during the conflict
Day Trip 2 - The NortheastDay Trip 2 - The Northeast
Day Trip 2 - The Northeast

My traveling companions for the day
Day Trip 2 - The NortheastDay Trip 2 - The Northeast
Day Trip 2 - The Northeast

Touching the sacred river
Back in AmmanBack in Amman
Back in Amman

The TV room in the hostal
Heading SouthHeading South
Heading South

On the bus to Wadi Musa



14th July 2014

Nice man!
Petra is definitely on my list of places to go, although not for a while down the road but great blog I enjoyed reading it and watching the vids!
15th July 2014

Many Thanks mate, yes Petra and also Wadi Rum are musts for any traveller
15th July 2014

Such a lovely country!
I was there in December and it is really spectacular there. Keep up the great work and good luck on your goal of eating cornflakes in every country. I myself only have the goal of visiting every country but no special niche while doing it. =)

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