//
archives

Archive for

The end of an adventure

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 the annual Hajj, which is the pilgrimage that millions of … Continue reading

Jordan in a nutshell

I hate doing these ‘nutshell’ entries because it’s a sure sign that I’ve been too busy to journal. I much prefer a more relaxed pace in which I can write freely when I have the notion. But what’s to be done when there is so much to see in so little time? Without further ado, … Continue reading

The exodus from Cairo to Jordan

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 we hiked up the mountain. St. Catherine’s is a … Continue reading

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Photo Tip:

To view photos in a slideshow format with captions, click a photo. Clicking "More Photos" will not show captions.