Category Archives: Teryani

A Night Escapade in Petra

Those of you who know me know that I’m not above sneaking into a place that would be cost-prohibitive otherwise. Granted, I usually avoid such places, but once in a while there’s a compelling reason to enter. You may also … Continue reading

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Into the Dana Preserve

After the morning’s excitement with the police and some falafel, I took off south. Once I got on the correct road, I immediately was invited to lunch again. Something I have a firm belief in when I travel is to … Continue reading

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Being Taken Away by the Jordanian Police

(Sorry, no photos in this one as the cops wouldn’t let me write or take photos for security reasons) The moment Waffa left the police came over to me and asked me what I was doing. I replied that I … Continue reading

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Tefila – Interludes

After Karak I was walking by a fruit stand where the proprietors invited me in for tea and fruit. A number of their friends came by to talk, including an older taxi driver. He tried to convince me to pay … Continue reading

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Wandering Jordan

I think the concept of wandering is hard for most folks to truly digest. Sure, we read about it in books, and maybe, just maybe wander around in a park or city for a bit, but most of the time … Continue reading

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My First Hitching in Jordan

One thing I learned pretty quickly about hitching in Jordan is that it’s amazingly easy. People here are both friendly and curious and, if one isn’t in a big city, one has merely to walk around a bit and run … Continue reading

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Why Palestine? Why Now?

Many of you have noticed that my focus has taken a very different turn since I went on Sabbatical: suddenly (for some of ya’ll at any rate) all I seemed to post about was Israel and Palestine and my trips … Continue reading

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