THE DESERT AND THE DITCH May 18th 2013 After three days of sailing up the Red Sea we arrived in Aqaba, Jordan. The city was filled with half a million tourists celebrating a local holiday. It was a good day to head out of town to the desert. Yazeed was our Jordanian guide. He is a Muslim who was educated in Britain and is married to a Spanish Catholic woman and has some very interesting ideas about the Middle East. He calls the Arab Sp ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Wadi Rum 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
Greetings and salutations from us to you in this new decade. We both love the Roman for 2020—MMXX.
We are happily ensconced in our home located on the west coast of Florida. We also spend time in California on our boat Mana. In many ways we left our hearts in San Francisco. For the year 2020 we intend to write about and photograph our upcoming activities. That is, depending on COVID-19!
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