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AMMAN

December 14th 2014
AMMAN 12,13,14,15 December, 2014. Cool, overcast weather. We travelled to Amman by taxi in the mid morning. The road was busy. The driver spent more time holding his phone than the steering wheel, making for an 'exciting' journey of 30 kms. Amman is a large sprawling city, built on many hills/ mountains ( Jabals ). Very much a city ruled by the motor vehicle. Footpaths are rubble strew ... 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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