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Trip: Jordan

There are [2] stories from my trip: Jordan

The end of an adventure...

JORDAN | Tuesday, 9 Dec 2008 | Views [733]

Today marks my last full day in Amman, as well the first day of Eid al Adha, a significant four-day Muslim holiday in which families (who can afford it) slaughter a sheep to honor not only Abraham's sacrifice, but also those who are participating in ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, cultural observations

The exodus from Cairo to Jordan...

JORDAN | Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | Views [1242]

We headed to Jordan via the Sinai area again (which is unavoidable unless you are flying or go through Israel). It was good to revisit Mt. Sinai because it gave us an opportunity to see the inside of St. Catherine's Monastery, which was closed the day ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, cultural observations, sightseeing