The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Bordered by Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Israel, the West Bank and the Palestinian Territories, Jordan sits precariously smack dab in the middle of a powder keg of swirling political turmoil, yet manages to keep a balance between the tugging idealogies surrounding it. Some refer to Jordan as the Switzerland of the Middle East, and it’s easy to see why with the laid back attitude of its people and their young King (Abdullah II) pushing for progressive social and political ...

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The King of Jordan

On Saturday morning Lila and I will be taking a boat across the Gulf of Aqaba, at the top of the Red Sea, to the country of Jordan. For those of you who don’t know much, if anything, about Jordan – this is a really cool intro video about the country and its young king. If you’re interested, there are four more parts ...

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