Monthly Archives: May 2011

 

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Scare Tactics

Two minutes after welcoming us to Amman, CIEE gave us a PowerPoint on the things that could hurt us in Jordan. High on the list were traffic, Jordanian men and earthquakes. Particularly stressed were Jordanian men. Things we’re not supposed … Continue reading

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Pictures from the first day

 

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The Kings Academy, aka Scripps away from home

For the first two days of our program, we’re staying at the King’s Academy, a luxurious boarding school that was started by King Abdullah II based on his experience at Deerfield Academy. We have fast Internet, a huge dining hall, … Continue reading

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Breakfast, AirFrance style

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And, I’m off!

After a two-hour delay in Seattle, I’m off to Paris. Twenty-four hours from now, inshah-allah, I’ll board my plane to Amman!

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10 days!

In 10 days, I’ll lug my bags to the Ted Stevens International Airport and board a plane to Seattle. From there, I’ll catch an Air France flight to Paris and then make the final leg of my journey to Amman, … Continue reading

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