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Skyline and Biggest Freestanding Flagpole in the World, Amman  
   

Skyline and Biggest Freestanding Flagpole in the World, Amman

Trans Jordan

October 24th 2009
If I said to you “We are going to Jordan” what would your thoughts be? Think for a second, because we had a fairly good idea of what to expect with all the other countries on our Middle East trip, but not so much with Jordan. Turkey = The country where east meets west, EU wannabe, kebabs, the Ottoman Empire Syria = Devout Muslim, conservative, spices, Damascus Lebanon = Civil war, Irish t ... read more
Middle East » Jordan

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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