Spice shops — home of the fragrant, the tactile, the vivid, the rich — are some of our favorite places to visit on our travels. And no less so this one in downtown Amman, Jordan.
From dates to dried artichokes, from cardamom to coffee beans. Dried, crushed, powdered and shaved. You name it, this place seemed to have it.
If only we could communicate the beauty of the aroma of the air. That would be a supreme technical achievement. But for now, you’ll just have to open up this panorama and trust us. Continue Reading »
Petra, Wadi Rum, the Dead Sea. Jordan.
In a twist of schedules, we’re headed there in just over a week to experience it all for ourselves.
Ancient City of Petra
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South America and Central America, or Africa and the Middle East? Cast your vote on the right sidebar and help us decide which region to visit first.
Update (January 30, 2009): The poll is now closed. See the results and comments below. For more information regarding our decision, go here.
Good Thing We Haven’t Purchased Any Airline Tickets Yet
If you read our Where We’re Going page, you’ll see that we originally planned to visit the Middle East and Africa in 2009, with Central and South America to follow. But recent conversations suggest that maybe we should consider the Americas first. Continue Reading »