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... of popping up
unexpectedly and making your heart skip a beat as you walk past on a
Our neighbour came home early one night
in October from grocery shopping; instead of bringing back groceries
she came to our apartment with a kitten. Flick appeared to have been
in a house before. He was clean, not afraid of people, he knew how to
use a litter box and ran to the refrigerator every time it ...
... that have tombs dotted all over the site of them. Some of the colours in the mountains are amazing as well. The are predominately red but have yellow, black and even blue colours through them. It took us from 9am until 2pm to get right to the end of the site with Eddie guiding us. But we still had the monastery to go and see and we weren't really taking our time either. We had lunch before deciding to take the 900 or so steps up to the monastery (probably should have ...
... mixture of apprehension and excitement, and the many opinions of friends and family who would like us to return in one piece - and refreshed as one should be after a holiday. We just don't know what to do. Back in August, I read an autobiography called "The Spiral Staircase" by religious scholar and founder of the Charter for Compassion, Karen Armstrong. It was her description of arriving in Jerusalem and recognizing within it the hope ...
... sea as salt is exported and so is large amounts of potash. Lorries run every few minutes to Amman or Aqaba and the road is full of them thundering along. The surrounding desert is also unappealing to my eyes although the mountains do look nice as a backdrop. It is only another 45 minutes to Amman from here and so we returned to our original hotel and relaxed for the evening feeling too tired to go into the old town. Tomorrow we visit Jerash and ...
... more we can always open up more across the country. This could become a chain franchise that locals can roll out themselves a la social enterprises, where they run the NGO by day spreading awareness about the expat aid workers and entertain the locals by night with beer. This is will then be a model NGO - by locals, for locals.