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 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
Well. For some, non grandious reason a friend and I are riding bikes from eastern Turkey to Syria and Lebanon then north to Iran, Central Asia and onwards to Russia.
Just for kicks really.
Hope you enjoy the photos and gramatically poor writing.... full info