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I Am Not Going Gently into That AARP Night

February 28th 2016
After the busy day touring Petra yesterday, I woke up looking forward to a quiet day on the road. I am not sure whether it was the hours of walking and hiking over rocks, the standing for hours cooking or if I was good old fashioned cranky, but I simply couldn’t face the breakfast buffet today. To say that it was sad would be kind to breakfast buffets everywhere. This one was plain old blech, in ... read more
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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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17th March 2016

Adventurer, not AARP!
So wise to visit Europe later when you can take advantage of senior discounts, not generally offered in wild places like the Wadi Rum. Fantastic rock formations there, so soft-looking and rounded by the wind and sand, and how great to be shepherded by a real Bedouin, who knew the desert. How fabulous that you and the Binkleys--all lovers of adventure, creature comforts and fine food got along so famously. Next trip--you love the desert, so maybe the Sahara and Morocco, but a new direction. Hmm--a surprise.
17th March 2016

You Are Living That Too Tara
I am so happy that you followed along on this trip. It was yet another amazing trek out into this huge world. Europe will be there when I am ready.

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