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Travel Blogs from Amman
... it talk for a while then go right back to praying. I find that interesting because she is very dedicated but takes interruptions and distractions. 5. This morning as I get onto the bus. Michael: do you have the money Willa: yeah Michael: ok here it is (throws a black pouch) Wills: thx (hands over money) Lina: what just happened Janjan: Willa I never expected you do all people (joking about drug deal, kind of) Willa: he got my camera fixed Lina: thank god Janjan: I was a little ...
The day became increasingly hot, and it was easily in the high 70's. While it felt nice compared to the horrible winter we left behind, we were soon hot, tired and thirsty, so while we did manage to walk through the entire complex, we did not "do it justice." We elected to find a nice restaurant and recharge ourselves.
Our tour book recommended a restaurant right down the road called the Lebanese House, and it did not disappoint. It was a ...
... Scot in our tour was already wincing enough.
A word about the tea towels. I always thought that Yassar Arafat wore his black and white tea towel because it was a traditional Bedouin headdress. Not so. The tea towels are quite recent. The British introduced them in 1948 when they ruled the place after the second world war. They wanted to keep the waring parties apart, so Arabs from the west side of the Jordan (Israel and west bank) got to wear black ...
... did not come anywhere close to the standards set in Israel, before retiring to bed.
Overall a good time in TA, and most particularly a good break. It made us realise that tours can be quite intensive and tiring, and a week or so is long enough before you need a break.
Time for overall impressions of Israel.
It is a fascinating COMPLICATED ...
... underwater. We spent some time searching for the glasses, but we decided the search was in vain. Needless to say this put a damper on what was otherwise an amazing hike. Even with the lost glasses, the hike was a highlight of Jordan.
Jordan is an amazing country, filled with tons of culture and history. The people are amazing and the food delicious. Our ten days in this country were not enough.
Denny and ...