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Carpet making

Madaba, Jordan
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

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
10th April 2015

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!
12th April 2015

Zofka Kveder
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)

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