Posted by: sean | July 31, 2006

Some pictures from Jordan

I went to the Dead Sea and Mount Nemo yesterday.

Here are some pictures from Petra and Wadi Rum and Amman:

This is from Petra, the pink city, built by the Nabateans and later annexed by the Romans:

This is a picture of Wadi Rum, where Lawrence of Arabia was based during the Arab Revolt of 1917-18:

This is downtown Amman, where a woman is selling ducks, chickens and baby chicks, the last of which have been dyed, presumably so that children will get their parents to buy them one. From what I saw, this worked, because this woman sold several chicks while I was there, whereas the woman down the street with plain yellow chicks wasn’t selling any at all:

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