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Floating in the Dead Sea

Drive through Jordan

December 25th 2006
Geo: 31.9394, 35.9349We had arranged a 10:30am departure, so we had a relaxing morning. Paul and I do a bit of Christmas shopping at the Rural Woman's Cooperative (which is run by men) before breakfast. The sun is out and it is very cold, much colder than it was yesterday.Mojdi comes as arranged, and we begin the trip to Amman. We are stopped twice at police checkpoints within the first 20 ... 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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