الأردن

Well I made it to Jordan! After an overnight flight I landed at Queen Alia airport at 2 am Jordan time safe and sound (passport included)!  I was met at the gate by Farhana, a student who works with Denis and organized basically this whole trip for us, and the driver Bilal.  My introduction to …

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10 euros.

Have you ever been in alone in a foreign country with 10 euros to your name and no identity? It is terrifying.  But there are some supremely helpful and nice people in this world, people that are willing to run around Frankfurt with you looking for a Western Union.  People who are willing to accept …

103 hours.

Coming at you live from the Frankfurt International Airport.  I bring you a special addition of stranded and alone, passport less and officially breaking German law by not having an official identity, 35 Euros to my name and the rest of my group continuing on to Amman.  Why? Because you should never drink beer on a …

Pre:

I have 36 hours before I begin my journey to Jordan. 36 hours and up to 5 panic attacks. I am lucky enough to be participating in Northeastern University’s Dialogue of Civilizations program where I will be travelling to Amman, Jordan to study Arabic and the Arab Spring for around 4 1/2 weeks.While there I will …

Precipice

Right now we stand on a ledge.  We have stood on this ledge for years now, centuries, and yet we don't jump and we don't step back.  We are standing on this ledge breathing in puffs of air that come out short and come out long and sometimes don't come out quite at all.  We …