Amman, Jordan – Walk About & “The Scam!”

Our final afternoon in Jordan was a walk around the area of our hotel, Gerasa Hotel. A Jerusalem Hotel! Cool manhole covers: A place where smokers can buy their cancer! Liquor stores! Mosques: Fun people!The busy, main street had a pedestrian bridge! View from the pedestrian bridge! And underground pedestrian walkways, lined with little shops…

Baku, Azerbaijan – Sights of the Old City

Old City is the most ancient part of Baku, surrounded by walls, with two locations, Maiden Tower and Palace of Shirvanshahs, becoming the first World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in Azerbaijan. Making our way to the entrance from the Filarmoniya Park side of the city. Inside we first discover what looks to be sulphur baths!…

My New Inflatable Kayak!

I bought an inflatable kayak!!  It’s easy to inflate and deflate AND no roof rack required! Yesterday, Michael and I tried it out at Fuwairit Beach! Michael inflated the boat, so he deserved the honor of first paddle! My turn! Next  morning I was off to The Pearl for a paddle! First stop – a…