Discovering Jordan January 26th 2008 Discovering Jordan
It was my first trip to the Middle East. I did not quite know what to expect, but of course you have visions in your mind of women covered up in burkas, and the anticipation of that as a woman I would not be treated the same as men. But Jordan was different - well - at least Amman was - I had no problems at all as a woman travelling alone, and there were very few wom ... read more
Middle East » Jordan 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 have always loved travelling - discovering new places, cultures and people. Friends and family often ask where I've been and what it was like, but it is often difficult to explain without the photos - and some times I forget the immediate impressions after a week or two back in the daily routine. So - the travel blog seemed like something worthwhile testing out!
Here are the places I have traveled thus far:
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