Habitat for Humanity trip to Jordan October 24th 2008 I am gearing up for my next Habitat for Humanity trip to Jordan-will leave Canada on Oct 27th and will visit Israel first. The HH build starts in Jordan (Hakaba) on Nov 1st and will last until the 10th. Hope to update as I go. Jan is tired of long plane rides so is sitting this one out-I flew from SSI to Winnipeg on Oct 19th-then down to lake to stay for a few days.
Oct 26/08 came in from West ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » East 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
We live on Saltspring Island in British Columbia,Canada and are usually here from late fall until the end of May. In the summer we can be found at West Hawk Lake near Lake of the Woods.
We try to do active holidays that require training in advance of the trip. Staying moderately fit seems to be easier if you are preparing for a specific objective such as hiking the Coast to Coast Trail etc.
The Travelblog website is very helpful when planning a new adventure because you can almost always find a blog by someone who has been where you want to go. Thanks to all the other helpful bloggers.... full info