King's Highway other journeys, Jordan August 19th 2010 The King's Highway is a spectacular winding road - 335 kms - that traverses endless desert through most of Jordan, north to south.
As we were with Mr A, there was no such thing as just zipping through as quickly as posible, which was great by us ; we stopped at Madaba, to see the famous mosaic map, had a breezy restaurant lunch regaled by Mr A's stories of the blood-thirsty , historic pa ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » North 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
After 22 years living and working in London...I've retired and now live in Valencia city, Spain. Most fantastic, buzzy, loud, festival-mad place I have ever lived!
Update: Autumn 2018, back to South-west England. Quite a change, but semi-rural, coastal living is fantastic!... full info