Hadrian'S Gate Hotel
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Nothing special. Basically a guesthouse. Overpriced, but hey they're the only hotel in town.
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... artemis. Then after a very filling and delicious lunch at the Lebanon restaurant and for us we had no booze with our lunch shock horror! Will have to make up for that this evening at the halloween do. David forgot to mention my little dance on the Amphitheatre stage to the bag pipes if the Bedouin musicians . Can be seen on our Facebook ...
... the Ottoman Turks in WW I (the film, Lawrence of Arabia depicts it.) Finally, at Jerash in northern Jordan. Marcie said, "it makes the ruins in Rome look sick" They cover about 200 acres with mammoth arched gates, baths, "shopping malls" and rooms of houses. This was one of the Decapolis cities so Jesus would have preached here. It was amazing! Will try to add ...
... also called a castle) was built in the late 12th century by he nephew of Saladin. It is on the highest point in the area and dominates the skyline.
The weather has been perfect.
We had lunch at the Green Valley Restaurant. Very similar to yesterday's lunch. Kebobs of beef, lamb and chicken. Salads, fruit. Very good. In Amman, we saw McDonald's, Starbucks, Subway, Dunkn Donuts and Chili's; but we don't plan to eat at any of those.
Known as the "Pompeii of Asia", the ruins of the Roman city at Jerash are the most intact I've seen anywhere so far. Butting up against the edge of the modern day city, the site includes a forum, 2 amphitheatres, an obvious "Cardo Maxiums" (main north/south artery) with perfectly aligned columns, temples to Zeus and Artemis, a cathedral and a Nymphaeum (fountain), among other structures, mostly from around the 1st century AD. It wasn't much of a stretch ...
... upper class) and some tourists, we were treated to huge portions of appetizers and mains that unfortunately none of us were able to finish. Had a taste of maleh, a traditional dish of lamb and yogurt on rice as well as the refreshing lemonade with mint. Fruit was dessert, but we were entertained by the waiters who made food art right at our tables. No shisha’s yet, but the tour ain’t over yet.
Tomorrow, Petra bound! ...