BEST WESTERN Arwad

Queen Alia Street, Amman, 11192, Jordan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Amman

First stop, Jordan!

A travel blog entry by mosasaurusmp

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... colours were fantastic. I think there would be lots of bouldering opportunities there also. There were bedouin men with eyeliner on looking like pirates riding round everywhere on horses and selling their wares of lovely jewellery etc. At one of the stalls was the new zealand lady who married a bedouin man then wrote a book about it after he died. She still lives in one of the caves. Apparently about 25 more woman have done this now as bedouin men are supposed to be very faithful ...

Jerash Roman Ruins

A travel blog entry by gisnoborders

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... for example tearing down the hippodrome grandstand) so I'm assuming the amphitheatre was built afterward. It is so well preserved one could hold a show there. The seating is quite steep, however, so some rails would probably have to be installed.

To the south you come across the hippodrome, an ancient stadium. This was designed primarily for chariot racing, so is a long oval shape with a set of arches at one end from which the race ...

The trip home

A travel blog entry by salmorton01

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... interesting - and quite cheap. As an indication of how little people can earn there, the driver basically drove us for 4.5 hours to Amman, then had to drive home again, all for about A$150, including petrol - 600km odd. There are simply three main roads from south to north through Jordan (Aqaba to Amman essentially); the Kings highway, which runs down the middle, which we came down on the tour; the Desert Highway which runs up the east side of the country; and the Dead Sea ...

Don't like the radio silence

A travel blog entry by touring-taurean

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... day train). If we were prevented from boarding the day train then contingency was the overnight train (which apparently has security on board for foreigners). However, we learn the entire Egyptian rail network has been shut down. Flying it is.

Speak on the telephone with an Egyptair representative. They advise that Luxor and Aswan airports are closed. Only Cairo, Sharm and Alexandria are operating. Well that solves that problem then - we can't even get to Luxor. ...

"Gorba"- Over it.

A travel blog entry by kewatki2

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... putting in those headphones is the same in any country, and I have never felt better than when I leave the gym after a hard workout. There is a super cool girl who works at the gym (in hijab (veil), mind you!) and she helped me with my workout plan today and kicked my tail!! I didn't know I had real hamstrings until she got to them. I have found a group of other gym-o-holics who gym it up with me after class too, and we all walked over today and sweat our butts ...

Location

This hotel, located on Queen Alia Street, Amman, is near The Citadel, Roman Amphitheater, Qasr al-Kharrana, and National Archaeological Museum.
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