Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Jordan: The Perfect Introduction to the Middle East

Dear Readers, I know that many of you long to see the world.  So you’ve traveled a bit in Europe.  You’ve done the resort vacation in Mexico.  Perhaps you’ve done a bit of Central America or even Asia. And you’d like to try somewhere new– somewhere adventurous, and exciting, and DIFFERENT. May I make a [...]

Jerash: The Coolest Ruins You’ve Never Heard Of

Of all the outstanding views in Jordan, my favorite was from Jerash, seen at the top of the amphitheatre: I loved it.  The ancient city’s colonnade in the foreground, the modern city in the background — this, in a nutshell, is Jordan! The ruins of the ancient city of Jerash are some of the most [...]