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Petra, the rose city  
   

Petra, the rose city

Pretty damn cool.
Jordan- into the heart of the Middle East

October 10th 2006
Soooooooooo After my little soujourn to the UK I felt the desire to get back on track and head into the depths of the Middle East. In planning this trip I had very early on sought out Jordan as a place I wanted to visit. The vast desert landscapes, wonderous ancient city of Petra, and reputed amazing Jordanaian hospitality all conspired in my brain to get me there. And of course all these aspec ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » North » Amman

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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