Tag Archives: Jordan

The past, present, and the future

As a fifteen-year-old girl, the world really seemed like a big and wondrous place, and I had many dreams. I took a pen and wrote out a list of things I wanted to do in this life, like: swim with … Continue reading

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New lights in traditional Amman

The city of Amman is a textbook example of urban sprawl but it fails to follow the mainstream perceptions of life in an Arab country. Amman has its door open for places to go and people to meet. The population … Continue reading

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On a different planet in a different time: Camping in Wadi Rum

Fiery red sand dunes, rocky outcrops carved by the wind, a close moon, and the Milky Way. Wadi Rum desert is a place where you can escape the many disruptions of modernity and feel a deep connection with the world. … Continue reading

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Dinner and friends

Saturday, May 26 Only a few more trips to the airport and the staff crew will be complete. Over the last three days, the party has grown with the addition of Marishana, Abby, Damien, Yvonne, Daniel, Allan, Justin, and waiting … Continue reading

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Arrived in Jordan in a new way

Monday, May 21 – Day 1 I arrived in Amman with the same route through Toronto and Heathrow – but it was much different. There was no flight with other University of Toronto students and no delays. Good? Yes. It … Continue reading

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Where I am today

I briefly mentioned in the first post that I like to travel. My home base is in the big city of Toronto in Canada. This is where my friends, family, and university is. This is where I refuel before I … Continue reading

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