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... 500 of them and a umayid ruin near the airport. Iftar happened around 8 as the sun set, I sat along with those from the tribe in front of huge platters of mansif which is a rice and broth dish eaten with the right hand. After the meal we had delicious array of traditional treats and coffe and tea. The night was a great insight into the more traditional culture of the Bedouin. Then the weekend came again and I went with 6 others to the Jordan river to the sight of ...
... We gained 15 minutes, then half an hour. We finally received clearance for take-off just before 16:00. The flight time was 4hours 50 mins and we touched down in Amman Queen Alia International airport an hour behind schedule at 22:50
Whilst we were laid up on the aircraft, Roisin emailed the hotel to tell them we’d be late. She received an immediate reply stating that someone would be waiting for us outside the aircraft to help us collect our baggage and assist us ...
... we headed for home with the help of google maps and a general idea of the direction we needed to go. You know how Jordan is built on 7 hills well I think we climbed about 14 getting back to our place, of course it may have just been 1 or 2 but the blazing sun and trapped heat of a concrete jungle made it pretty tough going.
Once back at the hotel we had a couple of hours to chill out and freshen up before our pre tour meeting at 6pm. That though is another story for another ...
... day of our
orientation---move in day with our host families!! One of my sisters came to
pick me up from the SIT building and immediately began to tell me about how
much fun I was going to have during the semester and how she knew all the
greatest spots to hangout in the city--- exciting right? So in my family I have
a mama, baba, and three sisters (a set of twins who are 18 & one who’s 19).
We live in area not too ...
... Israelites to where he saw The Promised Land and then died as it was prophesied that he would not go there. He is believed to be buried in the valley named for him. From Mount Nebo we could see across The Jordan Valley into Israel. Directly opposite from the site you can clearly see Jericho where Moses successor led his people and in the distance on the horizon is Jerusalem. It is hard to make out the River Jordan since it was a small dark line from here flowing into The Dead ...