I’ll admit it, I had no idea camel riding was so DIFFICULT! Everyone always talks about how awesome it is and how you shouldn’t miss out on trying it, but my goodness, no one ever mentions what to actually expect. It definitely takes some time getting used to. But the process of riding a camel [...]
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“We have three seas,” I was told. “Med, Red and Dead.” The other two didn’t live up to their names. I mean the Mediterranean may have been the center of the known world once, but it can’t really claim that today. And the Red Sea? Well, it isn’t scarlet, vermillion or crimson. The Dead Sea [...]
Homesick? Not Exactly… When you decide to live overseas for a long period of time it is amazing the things you realize you miss from home the most. Now besides my family and friends there is one significant ‘item’, I suppose you could call it, that I truly wish I could see every day. So, [...]
I feel this post should have a disclaimer, so here it goes: Anything you read, see or somehow hear on this post that makes you feel I was under the influence of alcohol during these events, I have to shamefully admit I completely knew what I was doing and the dancing described below is just [...]
“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” Well in this case… “When in Jordan, play as the Romans play.” Downhill from the towering Citadel is Downtown Amman’s Roman Theatre, still very much in tact since it was first built during the reign of Antonius Pius (138-161 CE). Personally I am not too much of [...]
So I’ve been in Amman, Jordan for a little over five months now and besides all the cultural changes I’ve been experiencing the traffic in this city still gets to me. Maybe if I didn’t grow up in a small town where your only neighbors were your trees this wouldn’t be too big of a [...]