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The Cardo Maximus, Jerash  

The Cardo Maximus, Jerash

The Short Man

June 29th 2019
Today we have arranged to visit the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Jerash, which is about 50 kilometres north of Amman. Our driver’s name is Haitham. He tells us that as recently as the 1980s Amman was a relatively small city, but it has experienced enormous growth in recent decades. We ask whether a lot of this is due to the influx of refugees. He says that some of it is, particularly Iraq ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » North » Jerash

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
30th June 2019

The Cardo Maximus
Gotta be some of the best preserved Roman ruins in the world...magnifique!
2nd July 2019

Photo journalist
So many amazing shots to be taken.

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