Jordan = Spring Break 2012 April 1st 2012 Over spring break my friend, Paul, and I went to Jordan! It was definitely a good trip to not be a solo female. I never felt unsafe, but I was an anomaly. Fair-haired and blue-eyed Paul was an anomaly too! We packed so much into our week!
We hit the ground running and on day 1 we did three big sights in Madaba. We went to Mt. Nemo and Bethany on the River Jordan, with the West Bank of Israel ri ... 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