Jordan – A Whirlwind Visit

Last month I traveled with the Salaam Cultural Museum (SCM) medical mission to Jordan to help displaced Syrians in need there. I worked with a group of medical professionals and humanitarians that provided medical and dental care to over 2000 people in a week’s time. We visited several towns to the north of Amman near the border, and spent 2 days working at Zaatari camp, the main refugee camp, and one of the biggest in the world.

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Petra, built for the sun gods?

(CNN) — Few ancient civilizations have left an architectural footprint quite as indelible as the Nabateans did in Petra, southern Jordan.

Majestic temples, burial chambers and homes still stand, carved around 2,300 years ago from the rose-hued landscape.

Logic would dictate that the relics strewn throughout the 2.8 million square feet of Petra Archaeological Park would provide historians with a bounty of information about the ancient culture.

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New Tours Just Added!

We just added two new tours for the summer!

Egypt is open for business and we have a great deal to get you there – stay at the Ramses Hilton in Cairo or the Oberoi Mena House Hotel starting at $950 per person, double occupancy for an 8 day tour! This is an amazing price. Book your travel for May, June, July, August, or September, arriving on a Tuesday or a Sunday to take advantage of this great deal. ...

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