The Lowest Place On Earth September 8th 2009 With A Royal Route To Get There
Leaving Petra, we had a couple of stops before we got to Jordan’s capital, Amman.
First on the agenda… the ruins of one of the Crusader’s Castles at Shobak. Built around the 11th Century, it was taken back by the Arabs later and embellished in a more Arabic style before an earthquake in the early 1900’s made it uninhabitable. Dur ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » North » Amman 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
Well this is it..... my ambition and dreams.
Breathe, breathe in the air, don't be afraid to care; leave but don't leave me. Look around and choose your own ground, for long you live and high you fly, and smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry. And all you touch and all you see, is all your life will ever be.
Roger Waters & David Glimour
The countdown has begun.... next stop : Route 66
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