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Our lovely group

We slept under the stars.. no tents, no toilets.. just nature.. and a preying mantis on my neck!!
Aqaba, Petra, Wadi Rum

October 24th 2011
So I have now been in Jordan for exactly one week (well I had when I started writing this instalment.. it’s now more like two weeks!). It’s the country that everyone says is extremely friendly and hospitable. Well... I have not found that exactly. What I’ve experienced is a lot of testosterone filled men who can’t help but stare at a Western woman walking about on her own... and when I ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Aqaba

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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