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... and his father is Jordanian. His parents met while studying in Kuwait, and Ayman was born there. He moved to Bosnia when the Gulf War broke out, then moved again to Croatia when the Yugoslav war broke out. He works half time in Jordan, and half time in Croatia, and his partner lives in Canada. And we think our lives are complicated. He is starting his own adventure touring company in Croatia, working in the former Yugoslav states. If you want a good guide in that region, contact ...
First conversation of the day with a native. 12 year old postcard seller, "Where you from?". England. "Luvly jubbly", he replies. Walk down the path to the entrance of Petra's Siq. Accosted by every single tout with a horse, "You wanna horse?". No. If I want a horse I'd have asked for one by now. Pass rock formations that could be the home of the Flintstones. Coolish breeze as we enter the Siq but it's only 0800hrs and the temperature will increase. Siq is as stunning as ...
... br> With the receptionist not there, I went off on my own, but the old man from the shop spotted me again and followed me. So nice! The pharmacist was also nice, opting not to charge me this time. Despite the face veil, her eyes were clearly showing a kind smile. In the end, they both urged me to just go to the hospital - the old man wasn't doing a particularly great job of bandaging me anyway.
So, off to the ...
... at 6:30 PM to catch our fast ferry to Egypt. We weren’t actually sure if it was running as the booking agent said they had to have a certain number of people before it could run. We arrived there and it was us and some Middle Eastern guy. Gradually, more people turned up; first in taxis and then in mini-buses.
At one point three Jordanian policemen turned up, and opened a small booth and started up a laptop. This was the Jordan customs post and they were the border ...
... to sign off on our departure or ensure our return or something along these lines. We were pretty furious and not getting a lot of information from anyone. After the ferry left we were told that there would be one more in about five hours at one pm and our tour agent assured us we would have everything worked out by then and we would be in Jordan by that afternoon. We were all fairly exhausted so we slept on the wooden benches by the dock for awhile. ...
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