Travel Blogs from Amman, Jordan

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Crossing into Jordan, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Crossing into Jordan

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... the population are Sunni Muslims. Like Syria, Arabic is the official language; 98% of the population is Arab. Amman (population 1.8 million) is the capital of Jordan. Although there is little to see in Amman, tourists flock there and use it as a base ...

Take Time To Pray, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Take Time To Pray

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Walking through the busy main streets of downtown Amman, everything is moving.  People are everywhere and the constant din fills my ears:  people talking, music playing, traffic streaming, sellers calling, chickens squawking, children ...

New Mode of Transportation, Amman, Jordan travel blog

New Mode of Transportation

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... Take for instance the other day.  Heading out on a day trip, we needed to get to the bus station.  Amman has about 4 different stations scattered around, and I’d heard horror stories about how they were continually changing.  At our ...

Successfully sneaking into a citadel, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Successfully sneaking into a citadel

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... , and then getting quite easily stamped in. Good fun. We met with our Jordanian guide, which is mandatory for travelers in Jordan. They frown highly upon independent or group travel in Jordan without a guide, so it makes it easier for everyone if you just ...

Floating around in the Dead Sea, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Floating around in the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by danly

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... so many fast food places like the usual Maccas, KFC, Pizza Hut and numerous other American takeaways throughout the city.  Jordan has close ties with America which is demonstrated not only in the plethora of fast food but also in their American made ...

From Mount Nebo to Bethany, Amman, Jordan travel blog

From Mount Nebo to Bethany

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... Further along was a barber shop, where I chatted with the Palestinians there as one shaved my beard.  A large percentage of Jordan is composed of Palestinians.  One barber had lived in New York City and Brazil for many years. On two ...

Crossing the Border, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Crossing the Border

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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Leaving the truck, I paid the driver and jumped on a bus into the center of Amman, the capital of Jordan, where I would stay only one night before crossing the border across the West Bank into Jerusalem. One night was enough to walk around the old center ...

A High at the Lowest Point on Earth, Amman, Jordan travel blog

A High at the Lowest Point on Earth

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... needed help. He read my note and pointed me in the right direction then punctuated our exchange with the now familiar, "Welcome to Jordan". Wide-eyed with brows arched I stepped up into an old yellow bus and showing the driver the card I greeted him ...

The Best Souvenirs, Amman, Jordan travel blog

The Best Souvenirs

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... worry he is mad because I told him that you're a very smart lady - smarter than him!" On my last day in Amman I was looking for a Jordan sticker for my suitcase when I stumbled into a little store down a narrow street. He had it all: King Hussein key ...

Crossing into the Jordan, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Crossing into the Jordan

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... - even the rubber door seals were puled off in the officer's search for, we, we're not sure what.  On arrival in Amman, we were dropped off only a short walk from the budget hotels making checking in a breeze.  Highly recommend taking a taxi ...

Visa Geezers.., Amman, Jordan travel blog

Visa Geezers..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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Well we're now in Amman, Jordan (This e-mail covers our overall time spent in Amman over a 3 week period so sorry if it's a bit confusing. We have updated it as of today, the 10-10-2006). Our time in Jordan was totally unexpected but the whole visa ...

Prohibition is over, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Prohibition is over

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Dead Tourist and the Dead Sea, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Dead Tourist and the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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Amman, Jordan. Yesterday I went to the Roman amphitheatre where one tourist was killed, and six others wounded about a week and a half ago. There was no indication of what had happened there. I suppose it would not be a huge help to tourism to have a ...

Welcome to Jordan!, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Welcome to Jordan!

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... city, posh and sophisticated yet tethered tightly to their ancient traditions and bound by strict social mores. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan wears a diadem of dichotomies. The streets were alive with people and polite traffic. A man was carving a ...

"We can't eat mud Lad!"

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Floating In The Dead Sea And Back To Amman., Amman, Jordan travel blog

Floating In The Dead Sea And Back To Amman.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... , yea. After a lunch overlooking the Dead Sea and browse through their products we got back in our car for the trip back to Amman and our last night in Jordan. The next day, as our flight was not until the evening our driver took us for a tour of the city ...

Amman - lost in the circular maze, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Amman - lost in the circular maze

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... which house a variety of period costumes, weapons and everyday implements used by the settled and nomadic people of the region throughout time. Jordan seems to do some good museums so they are worth a look as they are included in the ticket price for the ...

The Promised Land, Amman, Jordan travel blog

The Promised Land

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Floating in Petra, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Floating in Petra

A travel blog entry by giuliani242

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... feet from the edge.I thought we were going over it. He laughed and told us to get out. It was an amazing canyon cutting through Jordan and there was a shepherd with his flock along one of the banks of the valley. I don't know the name of it or even where ...

Sad to say goodbye to our new friends!, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Sad to say goodbye to our new friends!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... He then drove us around and showed us a massive project being built and funded by President Clinton and the President of Jordan.  They were building a hotel along with condominiums and he said they have all been sold already.  Fawzi also ...

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Amman, Jerash and Petra, Jordan travel blog

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... . We are doing absolutely fantastic (at least now that he has finally arrived, he missed his plane and I was stranded in rainy Jordan for three days...) We spent the first two days in Amman doing tours of the area. First day was mostly a Roman ruins ...

Amman - NO STORY., Amman, Jordan travel blog

Amman - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Hi my name is justin cormack i am 25 years ..., Amman, Jordan travel blog

Hi my name is justin cormack i am 25 years ...

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... way, the are still part of the Middle East and maaaaan do they stick together! Jordanian people are lovely and highly recommend Jordan to anyone thinking about travelling through Middle East! Oh by the way, I previously mentioned as a travel tip, that ...

Just arrived in Jordan, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Just arrived in Jordan

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... it will do a lot of good for my skin and clear it up, and I can buy some mineral products to use whilst we are travelling. Amman/Jordan in general seems to be much more Western and modern than Syria is a funny kind of way, because its still a big dirty ...

Jesus the people in Jordan are nice..........., Amman, Jordan travel blog

Jesus the people in Jordan are nice...........

A travel blog entry by chrisquared

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KFC.............!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, Amman, Jordan travel blog

KFC.............!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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Would you Adam and Eve it! We found a KFC in Amman, listed in Lonely Planet guide, but without a location we asked a taxi driver and he knew exactly where it was! Off we went and scoffed our faces on a Chicken Combo meal - LARGE!! Yummy.........Now that ...

Joyful Jordan, Up and down the country, Jordan travel blog

Joyful Jordan

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... my return to Jordan would not appearing my passport, it would seem as though I'd never left Jordan. To complete the illusion, I went to the police in Amman extend my Jordanian visa. Finally, I'd read of the 2 hour interrogation at the Israeli border ...

Welcome to Jordan!, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Welcome to Jordan!

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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We planned to take a bus directly from Nazareth to Amman in Jordan.  We knew that the bus only left three times a week, but no one seemed to know from where.  There was no bus station in Nazareth, just a central bus stop, but people seemed to ...

Amman, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Amman

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... delicious Western food at a slickly decorated restaurant. The change that took place as I was moving from Syria to Jordan happened gradually. The villages on the outskirts looked just like Syrian villages with their infertile lands, stone houses and ...

Amman All Over Again, Amman, Jordan travel blog

Amman All Over Again

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... family who owns the Arab Bank. To me, King's Academy and Darat al-Funun are the prime evidence proving the level of development Jordan has achieved. Rush hour traffic was quite dense, but the tunnels work quite well. If you take the tunnels, you go below ...

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