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INCREDIBLE LUNCH AT SAN PIETRO RISTORANTE NYC

San Pietro Ristorante NYC was recently voted The Best and Most Authentic Italian Restaurant outside of Italy by the Italian Government.   On Monday January 31st I was able to experience this first hand while hosting a luncheon for Virginia Casale … Continue reading

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EXQUISITE BREAKFAST BUFFET AT FOUR SEASONS AMMAN JORDAN

IN ADDITION TO ALL OF THE TRADITIONAL WESTERN BREAKFAST FAVORITES THE FOUR SEASONS ALSO OFFERS THE LOCAL FOUL.  THE FOUL IS A LOCAL BREAKFAST FOOD AND CONSISTS OF BOILED FAVA BEANS THEN PUREED AND SERVED WITH VARIOUS CONDIMENTS SUCH AS … Continue reading

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THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL AMMAN JORDAN

THIS IS THE NUMBER ONE MOST LUXURIOUS HOTEL IN AMMAN, JORDAN.   LOCATED IN AN UPSCALE RESIDENTIAL AREA OF AMMAN YET STILL VERY CONVENIENTLY LOCATED TO MOST HISTORIC SITES AND DOWNTOWN AREAS OF AMMAN.  THE FOUR SEASONS DELIVERS WHAT IS … Continue reading

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DAY 8 VISIT TO JESUS BAPTISM SITE IN BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN!

WHATEVER ONE’S RELIGIOUS BELIEFS, IT’S DIFFICULT NOT TO BE MOVED TO VISIT THIS SIMPLE BUT PROFOUND PILE OF RUINS.  THIS IS THE SITE THAT ARCHEOLOGISTS CERTIFY WHERE JOHN THE BAPTIST PREACHED, WHERE JESUS WAS BAPTISED, WHERE THE FIRST FIVE APOSTLES … Continue reading

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DAY 7 DRIVING ALONG THE JORDAN RIVER TO THE DEAD SEA!!

FROM AQABA HEADING NORTH ON HWY 65 IT IS APPROXIMATELY THREE HOURS TO THE RESORT AREA OF THE DEAD SEA.   ALONG THIS HIGHWAY ARE SEVERAL CHECK POINTS AND GUARD POSTS POSITIONS IN THE DESERT ON EACH SIDE OF THE … Continue reading

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DAY 6 ALONG THE DESERT HIGHWAY AND WADI RUM

THERE IS A MAGNIFICENT ROAD WHICH LEADS FROM WADI MUSA (PETRA) ALL THE WAY THROUGH ONE OF THE MOST EXPANSIVE DESERTS IN THE WORLD AND WADI RUM ONE OF THE LAST DESERT OUTPOSTS.  THIS IS THE LAND OF TE LAWRENCE … Continue reading

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BEDOUIN LIFE AND CULTURE IN THE DESERT

TYPICAL BEDOUIN TENT: THE ART OF HOSPITALITY PREVAILS WITH SWEET BLACK BEDOUIN TEA AND FRESHLY GROUND COFFEE NOT TO MENTION SHISHA PIPES (APPLE TOBACCO)  BEDOUIN CAVE WHERE I HAD DINNER LAST NIGHT – LIFE CAN BE HARSH IN THE DESERT … Continue reading

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