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 …
... the most panoramic view of the Jordan valley was. I enjoyed the view so much that I just sat with a cup of coffee gazing upon it for hours. The week that followed was more exploring Amman, finally getting the swing of taxis here which is really the only frustrating part of living here, since a lot of them love to try and prey upon tourists for an extra buck. What was most important of that week was that Ramadan had started and it is amazing to see how the life of ...
... something Salvador Dali would likely to paint? And the only person who paid you any compliment was your mother. Your father would just sit in his chair in front of the TV and grin!! Well that’s what they mud felt like. Using ones hand as an applicator, the mud spread on surprisingly smooth and, helped along by laughter and the hands of Mohammed, a nearby life guard we were both covered head to foot in mud glorious mud!!
Cooking instructions: Bake on a high ...
... very modestly head to toe the stares and lears from the males and females was both uncomfortable and intimidating. The complete hypocrisy of this attitude to westerners considering their own culture is stupid at the least.
Beating a hasty exit from the market we wandered the streets for a couple of blocks and were once again very aware that this is not a city like Dubai. With plenty of rubbish, dilapidated buildings and older cars it has its fair share of poverty ...
... through multiple orientation meetings. The first day of orientation
led us to the city of Salt, the say it's beautiful but we were
definitely not in that part of the city. We needed to get blood taken
at a clinic there to check for various diseases in order to get our
residency. One woman dressed in the long garment with her head
covered was particularly effervescent and friendly, unexpectedly so.
Many men sat in ...