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Travel Blogs from Amman
Well we have finally arrived in Amman, the capital city of Jordan in the middle of a sandstorm. A wander along the streets of Amman this afternoon was very interesting. So many men, women seldom seen. We head off to Petra tomorrow where the tour really begins. We are really looking forward to getting some shuteye tonight. Mrs …
It was a long journey to Jordan. 9 hours to Bang Kok, about 31/2 hours in transit (a lot of that spent on walking from the arrival terminal to the transit terminal - must have been nearly 3 kilometres) and a further 9 hours from Bang Kok to Cairo, a further short journey from Cairo to Amman. We were met by the tourist company, Tropicana Tours Rep …
... with the golden dome, there was not much to see; nevertheless it was worth the visit, even though non-believers / non-muslims are not allowed to enter the mosque.
I went back to my hostel, grabbed my stuff, checked out and had breakfast in the jewish cafe nearby before heading for the shared taxi to the Jordan-Israeli border. The border crossing itself turned out to be way ...
The pictures tell most of the story, you can see there was a decent city established, with a number of monuments that would have been impressive in their time. For instance, the city had fresh water available along the central street at a large ornate tank. The tank was made of stone with ornate relief sculptures above it and alcoves where statues must have stood. Right along the cardo were columns, simpler ionic style in the ...
... and hummous, but it was the best falafel I have ever had! And at a price of 2 dinar! The Palestinian dessert Kristi introduced me to afterwards called 'kunafah' (best described as a fried sugary cheese dish) was easily the best thing I have eaten so far during my trip. She said she wouldn't let me leave the country without having tried it, so we joined a long line of locals in an alley in order to acquire some (which proves that if you see the ...
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