Carpet hunting in the city of mosaics May 30th 2014 Madaba lies approximately one hour from Amman and is most famous for its mosaics. You might have heard of the 6th century Madaba Map which is a large mosaic in the Byzantine Church of Saint George displaying the holy land.
But this is not the reason why I have convinced my boyfriend to stop in Madaba for a few days. On the contrary I am more into softer fabrics and after discovering that Madab ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » West » Madaba 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
I started travelling in 2004/2005 when I moved to Ljubljana, Slovenia at the age of 20. I had never before heard of Slovenia and the decision was made by a teenage girl with a teenage-broken heart. But my year living in Slovenia had my teenage-heart grown stronger and made me a spirited youth ready to take on the world. Without Slovenia I would not have been who I am today.
It was in this period that I started travelblogging and found it an amazing opportunity to not only keep those at home updated, but also to have a reminder in the years to come. I travelled the B... full info
Love these carpets!
Hmm, which to choose--dunking in a dirty river or a pool and chicken burger--good choice, and the mosaics and carpet sound lovely. I thought your name interesting, so I wikied it--how great to take the moniker of the wonderful Slovene Zofka Kveder, a hero from the place of your first awakening. Well done!
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Thanks. I honestly didn't know about Zofka Kveder. Zofka was simply how Slovenes translated my name. But it makes me smile to think that I share it with her. Anna Sofie (Ana Zofka)