Kempinski Hotel Amman
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... so far so good. My
family is very nice and very relaxed. I’ve been able to practice my Arabic a
little bit and they’ve already promised to speak more once I’ve settled in a
bit more. For now, I’m looking forward to getting to know the city and trying
to make sure that my ankles are never a buffet for mosquitoes again. Also I
already have decided my first goal—to visit all of the malls in Amman.
... to Amman. What an indescribably beautiful city! It is incredible to think that a city pulsating with the rhythm of over a million Palestinian, Iraqi, Lebanese, and Syrian refugees could exist as a beacon of stability in a region so divided by war and suffering. Originally built on seven hills, an influx of refugees over the past twenty-five years has seen the city swell to encompass ...
... curb and walked inside to the rental car counter. A lone man (but different than the "midnight shift guy" from our arrival) manned the counter. His English was poor, but he understood enough that I was returning a car. He could not, however, find our rental agreement, though he seemingly searched through multiple large piles of paper. Frustrated, I told him to come outside with me and I could give him my copy. ...
... like everything I have heard about Amman is true. It's a big, dirty city, and there’s not all that much to see. I drove past the only two sites I was told about on the way in, and they don’t look like anything special. I met a nice American woman who is travelling around Jordan on her own, so we chatted for a while before she headed off to the Dead Sea for the afternoon.
I walked around Amman for ...
... which then took us to the New Park Hotel, 25JD ($35)/night.
After a brief walk around Amman we went back to our hotel to leave early morning to the holy land. My main impression of Amman is that there seem to be a whole lot of deserted buildings and unfinished construction. Some areas seem really grand with exquisite facades, and others as though a bomb went off. I couldn't really make a whole lot of sense ...