Floating on the Dead Sea November 25th 2006 On Friday morning, I joined up with the Ingall's again and headed out to visit the various historical Christianity sites a stones throw from Amman. Our first stop was Mt. Nebo, the Memorial of Moses, the presumed site of his death and burial place, and center for pilgrimages since early Christian times. The site was located high above the Jordan Valley on a cold windswept hill with sweeping view ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » West » Dead Sea 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
In late 2006 I fulfilled a lifelong dream of traveling around the world by purchasing a one-way ticket to Cairo, Egypt. From there, I wandered through exotic lands, where I met many fascinating people and experiences amazing cultures.In less than three months I was able to cover not only Egypt, but Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Philippines.
Through the trip, I rediscovered my long pent up ambition to become a writer and photographer by "travel-blogging" my entire experience here at travelblog.org. I'm currently planning my first exhibition of pho... full info