Christmas: Stopover in Jordan December 16th 1978 Our other major trip for 1978 was to Thailand to be with my parents for Christmas. The cheapest flight there was Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines which had us stopping over in Amman. We decided to extend the stopover for a few days so we could see the major tourist attractions.
15 – 16 December 1978 Friday and Saturday – Friday night we flew from Frankfurt arriving in Amman, Jordan on Satur ... read more
Middle East » Jordan 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
I started blogging on Travelblog in 2009, entering trips beginning in 2007. My intention has always been to document my years of travel since my birth...how else was I to save all the slides my Dad took of my childhood!
Most bloggers write about their trips away from home. Mine, and eventually Linda's, homes have usually been where people travel to. So the idea eventually percolated to name our blog "Home and Away."
The blog is not intended to be an autobiography, although I spent my entire life traveling, with Linda joining me after college, it may appear to be that way. As this... full info