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... love the WiFi. The internet in Egypt and Jordan has been pretty bloody ******. Hey boys, don't complain anymore, OK! That evening we went out for our last group dinner. It really has been a terrific group. Lots of really different personalities but generally no major problems, everyone has been super nice. There's only been the occasional ******** behaviour, and that's probably been us! For dinner I had chicken sagiiyh. It's served kind of like ...
... in when we said where we wanted to go, but as we were driving along, it was clear he had no idea. He then hit on the idea of ringing an English speaking person, so I said where we wanted to go, but clearly didn't get through. We ended up at City Mall, which was where we had wanted to go after the museum. At least he had a meter and didn't rip us off.
We started off with a coffee in the sunshine at Starbucks, and Ron thought of asking one ...
... to Rainbow Street, which is off of first circle. In Amman, there are eight main circles, and they are used to get to other streets and as landmarks for cab drivers. We went to a cafe (Books@) that was mostly used by expats, so it wasn't exactly a true Jordanian experience, but it was a lot of fun nonetheless. I had a tall glass of amaretto hot chocolate which was the best thing ever and a chocolate chip muffin. We walked around a bit, and then ...
... br> would do.
It's been a time of discovery too. I
thought I would be working with students more directly but I ended up
working in the external relations department of a
not-for-profit international private school. I've written press
releases (one for a princess), copy-edited handbooks, published the bi-weekly newsletter,
and a number of other things. I am also working with students on a
garden to help supply ...
... they organize activities for us to meet together.
Friday we took the bus up to Irbid, it's a little over an hour north. The bus happened to be a Mercedes which seems common here, even a lot of the dump trucks etc. Anyways the bus is great, has wifi and comfy seats that recline further back then the next passenger would ever let you go! It was so neat to see the varied landscape! After what feels like miles of apartments we were out of Amman and there ...