Hadrian'S Gate Hotel
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In addition to my musings from a couple of weeks ago, I had some further thoughts tonight regarding my time in Cambodia. Things have taken a turn for the satirical. It has the form of an email exchange, because that's literally what happened and I'm just including it here as it's funny. Basically I received an email from a stranger tonight about …
... rose to prominence in the first century AD and even welcomed Hadrian with an arch built in his honor.
Jarash began to decline after the Persian invasion in 614; an earthquake leveled much of the city 150 years later.
Today, these ruins are one of Jordan’s most visited sites - second only to Petra.
... Chrysorrhoas (Golden River). I spent the morning checking out the Roman ruins either side of Cardo, an ancient street covered with large thick flagstones. I was struck by the chariot wheel grooves in these, it made it easy to imagine oneself walking alongside the locals of this period, jostling with the street sellers probably trying to sell me similar clothes and trinkets to those bothering tourists today, dodging the chariot wheels and ...
... darkness with just what they could carry to move into a tent pitched in the middle of the desert.
Please don't misunderstand; the country of Jordan is doing more than any one nation should be asked to do. And just eight months ago, there was only desert where 120,000 people now live in tents and temporary mobile units. Yes, the residents have food, some security, health care, and education. But this is no way for families and children to live. There is overcrowding and ...
We decided on an early morning start through to Jerash so we could spend the full morning in the ancient Roman city.
The scale of the Jerash site is what strikes you straight away, from the moment you pass through Hadrian's Arch and the Hippodrome and you enter from the South Gate of the complex. It is hard to imagine a bigger ancient Roman site anywhere in the world. It is ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHadrian'S Gate Hotel Jerash
Nothing special. Basically a guesthouse. Overpriced, but hey they're the only hotel in town.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.