Grand Palace Amman
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i totally freaked out at the airport... there were weird things happening at the passport counter and my paranoia was in overdrive... a passport official then singled out me and Viv from the middle of the queue, at first with eye and head movements, but then pointing and motioning that we needed to go to him...I think I was smiling, but on the …
... for the blizzard.
The blizzard is named "Huda," which means enlightenment, and is so named as it falls around the time of the Prophet Mohammad's birthday. Naming storms is a new idea in this part of the world, starting last year after snowstorm "Alexa" cancelled school anywhere from one to three weeks, depending on who you ask, and the amount of snow ranges in local memories ...
... and probably to the Canaanite period prior.
After brief stops at the Sycamore Tree and Herod's Palace, the southern site of Jericho near the Wadi Kilt, we traveled up the steep Ascent of Adummim until we were ready to stop the bus and hike to the top of a ridge to survey a panoramic view of the Judean Wilderness above the Jordan Valley. The focus of our discussion was the superiority of Christ over Israel as Isaiah 40 and Luke 1 point out. ...
After Jarash was the Dead Sea, almost 400m below sea level. It sits low amongst barren, craggy mountain slopes. They are light brown, orange and in places basalt in colour. The sea is a turquoise blue in places but is also quite deep so it is a regular dark blue like the ocean further out. It is not so wide that it stretches to the horizon, one can easily see its Israel/Palestine coast to the west. At the north eastern edge of the Dead Sea are a number of five star ...
... After the great composition of our first tour, this one looked pretty bleak by comparison, especially with a Muslim woman in a hijab as our guide - not my favourite type of person - have to expect a Muslim guide in Jordan I suppose. The Citadel is basically ruins on top of a central mountain, and is really the only sight of any significance in Amman, and is worth the visit. Amman is said to have been built like Rome on 7 hills. Very true! It is extremely hilly as far as one can ...