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The Ancient City of Jerash | Discovering Jordan

If you are familiar with my blog or me in general, then you know that I have an interest in places and things that are old and ancient. This fascination of mine has lead me to many interesting places along my travels, with one being the ancient city of Jerash in Jordan. I was in… Continue reading The Ancient City of Jerash | Discovering Jordan

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The Ancient Amman Citadel | Discovering Jordan

Amman Citadel In the center of downtown Amman, Jordan is a remarkable archaeological site, the Citadel, which is considered to be among the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities. It was constructed on the L-shaped hill, which is one of the seven hills that made up Amman originally. This ancient site dates back thousands of years, and… Continue reading The Ancient Amman Citadel | Discovering Jordan

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Amman’s Ancient Roman Amphitheatre – Discovering Jordan

I have often said to people, "The Romans were everywhere!". During their empire which last about 500 years, ending in 476 CE, they had constructed many remarkable city structures that still stand today. One type of Roman structure that I have always enjoyed visiting are the theatres, and I cannot help but think of the… Continue reading Amman’s Ancient Roman Amphitheatre – Discovering Jordan

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Teatro alla Scala – Milan’s Opera House| Discovering Italy

The façade of Milan's beloved opera house looked unassuming to me at first glance, and I ended up walking by it three times, since it naturally blended in with the other neighborhood buildings. Although the exterior may have seemed quite ordinary, the interior of the theatre was one of the grandest that I have seen… Continue reading Teatro alla Scala – Milan’s Opera House| Discovering Italy

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Maison de Victor Hugo in Paris | Discovering France

I made it an absolute point to visit the Maison de Victor Hugo during one of my visits to Paris. Hugo was brilliant, controversial, and eccentric. He was a poet, politician, and novelist who penned Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Victor Hugo lived a life that could be divided into three major… Continue reading Maison de Victor Hugo in Paris | Discovering France

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Petra and Beyond | UNESCO & Top Sights To Visit While In Jordan

Although The Lost City of Petra has made my list of things to see in Jordan, there are many other historical layers to discover while visiting this country. From Roman ruins to a Crusader Castle to wandering the Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan is filled with eye opening exploration for all ages and adventure levels. Amman… Continue reading Petra and Beyond – Top Sights To Visit While In Jordan