AlQasr Metropole Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... our way to the historic citadel area.
The city of Amman itself is built across 7 hills the most prominent of which is where the citadel is located, this was occupied through the ages by each of each of Amman's powers and holds everything from the remains of a Roman temple to Hercules a Byzantine Church and a Mosque which is in the final stages of restoration. It also displays a sophisticated water capture and cistern network to deal with Jordan's low rain fall. ...
... on their roads -- even on their highways. They are not, however, painted a different color, and the vast majority do not have signs announcing that they are approaching. As such, this first drive to Madaba was a bit stop-and-go, with us repeatedly coming up on speedbumps in the dark and then hoping we wouldn't bottom out while crossing them.
Once we entered Madaba, the city was completely still. The GPS led us down ...
... found the food court, hidden away on the third floor of the terminal, and spent my last Egyptian pounds at Starbucks. The plane was an Embraer 195, a bit like a small 737. Not sure I've been on one before, but it was only half full which made boarding and seating really easy. Egypt. How do you sum it all up? Well, the first thing to mention is about safety, as it was the question we got from everybody before we left. Why are you going there? Is it really safe? Well, yes, you can ...
... that oozes history from its stones. He sells antiquities, jewelry, and collectibles. We oooh and ahhh over ancient oil lamps, coins, and 2,000-year-old roman glass. I fell in love with a necklace Joseph created out of a piece of ancient glass, but I couldn't stomach the price, so I headed outside to wait for the rest of the group to finish their shopping. I took in the stone walls made out of the beautiful, golden Jerusalem stone.
I really, really love this place.
... hire a taxi for the day for 35JD, which would deliver us directly to Amman Beach (the public section of the sea, the rest is taken up by expensive hotels) and pick us up whenever we liked. She also told us that the beach is quite accessible by public transport if you don’t mind changing buses halfway. We jumped at this suggestion because the high cost of travelling in Jordan was beginning to worry us – we didn’t want to run out of ...