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The InterContinental is justifiably proud of its service and amenities. We have stayed there before when visiting Amman and will again.
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... those of us with the privilege of living in peaceful times who have the freedom to (foolishly) find peace mundane and uninteresting. Whatever the case, we are certainly travelling in interesting times. Wherever we do end up, my own travel manifesto remains the same: to walk gently on the earth, to see things - with my eyes, heart and mind open - as they are, and not as I imagine them to be; and to remember above all else, that I am but a guest in another's ...
... but there were far more nooks, crannies, and dungeons than we could ever hope to discover. Given more time and a more stable situation in Syria, we would have headed a little further north to another Crusader castle -- this one at Um Quais -- which overlooks the Golan Heights of Syria, which Israel has occupied since 1967. We did not, though we would soon see evidence of the Syrian civil war.
An early rise and shine at Shik's, one because she needed to be at the university early, and two because we needed to allow at least 3 hours (!) for the Tel Aviv airport. Arriving 3 hours before your flight in Israel is no joke, we got in line for security at 9:45 am for our 12:40 flight and didn't get to our gate until 12:05. Being foreigners to Israel we were subject to more stringent searches...i.e. my ENTIRE pack ...
... the Cardo Maximus.
What' remains today of the mosaic map is amazing to see and I did take some photos of it that I hope to put on Facebook soon. As I stood there looking at it, it was hard to believe that such a detailed map existed during the time was created. And again, to know that it substantiates some of the sites referenced in the bible is fascinating.
As I left the City, I ran into one small shop and purchased a memento ...
... Even washing fruit in the tap water in Thailand or brushing teeth, etc. is a no no. I put toothpaste on my brush and then rinse my mouth with the water from the sink. Then I remember about the water. I don't know if it's the same in Jordan but I can't take the chance. I quickly spit the water out and wipe my mouth with a paper towel. I didn't swallow any. I see men walking around holding arms. It is a sign of friendship, I learn. The men and boys in the ...