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  • Midnight in Bethlehem ===Thursday 24-12-64 Christmas Eve === We set off for Bethlehem at about 11am, and shortly after getting onto the Bethlehem Road we were given a lift by three Lebanese nuns, who thought we were priests in our black Posted by Ozac in Shoestring Road | May 5, 2011
  • Jerusalem for Christmas===Ozac 2011=== [i][b]It should be remembered that in 1964, and up until the Six Day War in 1967, the Old City of Jerusalem, and the territory between it and the River Jordan, were still part of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Posted by Ozac in Shoestring Road | May 4, 2011
  • Come All Ye Faithful===Sunday 20-12-64=== After 13 hours sleep I awoke to a wonderful day. Amman is a good city. It is built on and among hills, which is unusual. I had a good breakfast, changed money, bought a paper, checked on film prices, Posted by Ozac in Shoestring Road | May 4, 2011
  • London callingI'm bored stiff here on my Colombo-Amman flight. We’re barely halfway through the leg and, not being able to sleep, I’m running out of things to do to keep myself occupied. In a desperate attempt to save my sanity I Posted by sammyhez in Sam's 2011 Travels | Apr 4, 2011
  • 2011 - Oasis Overland (Part 8 - Dead Sea & Madaba) Wednesday 23 March - Wadi Musa to Mt Nebo. We started at a much more normal time due to our exertions the previous day. We stopped in Karak for lunch and then drove down hill Posted by nzhamsta in Glynn's travel blog | Mar 24, 2011
  • 2011 - Oasis Overland (Part 7 - Petra) This is also one of the world's most expensive sites at 50 Jordanian dinars (€49, $NZ90) entrance fee. Tuesday 22 March - We had a very early start in order to get into Petra b Posted by nzhamsta in Glynn's travel blog | Mar 22, 2011
  • JordanBy far the biggest surprise on this journey has been Jordan. I didn’t expect the beauty of this country or the warmth of the people. From the moment you arrive in Jordan there is a genuine inquiry as Posted by mike1967 in Andiamo Coles | Apr 2, 2011
  • 2011 - Oasis Overland (Part 6 - Wadi Rum, Jordan) Saturday 19 March - Bus to Nuweiba and then ferry to Aqaba in Jordan. This is a very typical Egyptian experience. It is scheduled to leave at 12:30 lunch time, but did not leave Posted by nzhamsta in Glynn's travel blog | Mar 20, 2011
  • Unwinding the Holy Lands …The land(s) of every pilgrim’s dream… Legendary locations that any ardent Bible reader would long to visit in a lifetime… These are the ‘Holy Lands’ – the esteemed threesome of Jordan, Israel and Egypt – arguably the most cherished pilgrim Posted by elatrips in Sharing the joy of travelling .... | Feb 28, 2011
  • Forbidden LoveOver the last few weeks while my schedule has been solidifying I have continued to spend most of my time either in class or at home with my family. Homework is taking me away from them for longer than I Posted by racheym1 in Rachel In A New Land | Feb 26, 2011
  • Tkiyet Um AliMy schedule has now gone into full swing, and I’m finding it harder and harder to find time to write! Most of this is due to the fact that I have finally started my internship at Tkiyet Um Ali, a Posted by racheym1 in Rachel In A New Land | Feb 18, 2011
  • Revolutionary TimesI have spent the day in a local Palestinian coffee shop that I have begun to frequent. I have chosen this place as one of my haunts mostly for the atmosphere, the interior being an indescribably beautiful mixture of stained Posted by racheym1 in Rachel In A New Land | Jan 29, 2011
  • Family TimeLast week was my first week of classes, and I am happy to say that I enjoy all of them! The first one I went to was called Contemporary Art and Culture in Jordan, and was held at the National Posted by racheym1 in Rachel In A New Land | Jan 23, 2011
  • Warning: Avoid sharks, jewelry, and lingerie strapsI’m off to India tomorrow. Though I’ve barely memorized the Hindi script, and haven’t even begun writing my second paper [i](I have two papers due upon arrival: one on the movie “Jodhaa Akbar” and another on the book I chose Posted by madihab in Brouhaha | Jan 21, 2011
  • Ahlan Wa SahlanToday is my first whole day with my host family, and I honestly cannot say enough good things about them. Yesterday when I arrived in my new home I was so nervous about meeting them and getting them to like Posted by racheym1 in Rachel In A New Land | Jan 16, 2011
  • "Welcome to Jordan!"I have only been in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for four and a half days, but it seems as if so much has happened that it is impossible to convey any significant portion of my experience, and the inherent Posted by racheym1 in Rachel In A New Land | Jan 13, 2011
  • Food in the desertDuring a longer-than-expected hike through the desert in Jordan (not lost, just not quite sure where I was), I began to wonder about life in such an arid place and about possible food sources. There are people living out here Posted by dzito15 in From the source... | Jan 11, 2011
  • Jordan and it's mysteries18th of september until the 21st of september. So, now i am waiting in Amman Airport for the flight to Sharjah. Sharjah is about 10 kilometres from Dubai. Back in time, to see what happened all between the busride to Amman Posted by Aussierala in Explore the world | Oct 18, 2010
  • Wet wet wet wet wet FISH wetOh splashy wet cool water how we've missed you! We arrived in Aqaba in the far-too-early morning after a 6.30 bus from Wadi Rum and after a quick nap headed straight out into the sea, stopping only to pick Posted by rachndave in Adventure Points | Oct 11, 2010
  • Indiana Jones and the Lazy HorsePetra is an amazing place, a huge city of tombs, temples, a thearte, cave dwellings, sacred high places - all in a vast surreal landscape of sandstone outcrops and narrow siqs (gorges) and wadis (dry riverbed valleys). Despite the 3,000 Posted by rachndave in Adventure Points | Oct 11, 2010
  • Massif desert landscapesThe other big event of our Jordan adventure was a two day tour of Wadi Rum. This is the place where lots of Lawrence of Arabia was filmed and nearly every bedouin landmark has been renamed "Lawrence's something-or-other". Posted by rachndave in Adventure Points | Oct 11, 2010
  • The big Dana to Petra trekDana village is an interesting place. Jordan's "national trust" the RSCN has transformed it from a semi abandoned old farming village into a sustainable tourism destination by building a nature reserve centre and ploughing the profits back into the Posted by rachndave in Adventure Points | Oct 4, 2010
  • Gearing up for the trekJordan really is a place for adventurers and scenery chasers and our trip is built around two big guided trips: a four day hike from Dana nature reserve to Petra, and a two day tour of Wadi Rum including a Posted by rachndave in Adventure Points | Oct 3, 2010
  • Aqaba, JordanThe plan for Jordan is two days at Petra. Three of us caught a taxi to the Petra Gate Hotel. It’s a very plain hostel. What the hostel lacks it is made up for by the hospitality of the proprietor Posted by dpedler in MV Discovery - 2009 | Aug 23, 2010
  • JORDAN 2 - The North22 JUNE – Kerak, Dead Sea, Mt Nebo to Madaba Today we traveled along the King's Highway to the historic crusader castle of Kerak. Iyad took us on a tour of the evocative ruins and exp Posted by skyewilson in Where on earth is Skye? | Jun 24, 2010

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