PADI Advanced Open Water Course December 7th 2009 We will soon start the PADI Advanced Open Water Course at Aqaba Adventure Divers (AAD). Last night, we were treated to a traditional Bedouin dinner. All the mattresses, pillows and camel saddles were laid out near the pool with a large table containing the fire placed in the middle of the square of mattresses. Only the men sit around the fire, with the women sitting at the tables and chairs about ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Aqaba 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
Dr Michael de Percy is Senior Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Academic Fellow of the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and a graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon.
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