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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

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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