Jerash Roman Ruins: #2 popular site in Jordan after Petra

Jerash Roman Ruins: #2 popular site in Jordan after Petra

Expectation Another site containing Roman ruins in Jordan. I’m really thankful for the excavation works because history would otherwise be hidden from sight. Jerash is now the second-most popular tourist attraction in Jordan, closely behind the splendid ruins of Petra. Anyway, I not only lost my camera in Jerusalem but I also lost ALL photos of my Jordan trip (taken with my phone) because my external HDD crashed while I was transferring the photos! Seriously technology, why do you keep letting me down? I managed to save the very few photos I…

2 Roman ruins I visited in Hashemite Kingdom, Amman

2 Roman ruins I visited in Hashemite Kingdom, Amman

Expectation The numerous Roman ruin sites (pleasantly) surprised me, didn’t know there would be so many. I didn’t expect women to be seen in public areas. I thought Arab women don’t work in Jordan. And on my first day here, I was afraid to step out of the hostel to explore the downtown streets alone. Alhamdulillah, I met an American lady in my hostel room and she showed me around downtown Amman the whole day! Me: Is it safe for women to walk alone here? American doctor: Yes! of course….