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The Tourist Police and Us  
   

The Tourist Police and Us

The omnipresent tourist police really did make us feel safe. This is a picture of our guide and the two of us peering at the touist cops taking a break.
The Heart of The Holy Land

November 7th 2007
The Heart of The Holy Land Sure, if you’re going to go to the Middle East you might as well find yourself a safe corner, right? That’s what we figured when we were planning the end of our trip. Much like our recent (read as too late) infatuation with Africa, we also have a serious infatuation with the Middle East. How can you not have an interest in the cradle of civilization? Sure this ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » North » Amman

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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