Monthly Archives: November 2012

Look, That is Syria?!

As I was riding in the car today we pulled into a checkpoint and they asked to see my passport. Normally this would not appear strange, but this was the only checkpoint in Jordan or Israel where they actually asked … Continue reading

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Hop on a bus and where will you end up?

Today I headed to Amman for a day trip.  I walked to the bus stop (which was taken over by pigeon, turkey!, and chicken selling) and asked for the bus to the station I wanted to go to.  They told me … Continue reading

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Going to Iraq??

I am not normally near road signs that say right lane for Iraq and middle lane for Saudi Arabia This is interesting because it was a painting in a hunting lodge ~700CE and the paintings depict nude women.  It was … Continue reading

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I am a Mess on a Horse

Yesterday I was able to ride horses and go to castles albeit not at the same time.  I rode horses fast.  My official opinion is that cantoring and galloping are a lot easier to ride then a trot.  My second … Continue reading

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“American” Tourists Give us a Bad Name

I am sure this is not what you want to see on my blog, but oh well.  If you are a bad traveler you get called an American by just about the entire traveling community.  It is amazing how many … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts

I am having a really great time on this trip.  I think that I am having even more fun then I had in Ecuador.  The main difference is that in Ecuador I had a lot more crazy stories then I … Continue reading

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If you want pictures of the actual sites, google them

I wonder if “holy gators” don’t tip   In the West Bank, she did not shoot me…. Haul from the market, yummy in my tummy   I look retarded in this picture because I just slipped on some Dead Sea … Continue reading

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