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06/18/2012

Marhaba from Amman!

It is 2pm on my first day in Amman, Jordan.  I figured this is as good a time as any to start my blog! 

I have yet to really get to experience the city yet, but from what I have seen it is wonderfully vibrant and has a very unique culture that I look forward to getting to know it well over the next few days.  I have had a couple of brief history and politics introductions which have helped me understand much more about just what makes this city so unique.  From what I understand, the Kingdom of Jordan was carved out by the British Mandate which meant that the people of the land had no common identity until they became "Jordanian".  The city of Amman was therefore created as the multicultural capital of this multicultural kingdom.  Africans who were brought in to fight for the Romans, Russian immigrants, and everybody in between all share a common Jordanian identity. This led to a wide range of cultural practices and racial demographics throughout the kingdom.  

Some mixture of jet lag, heat exposure, and information overload is clouding my mind, so I'm gonna rest in the AC for a little bit and then hit the streets to see what this city has to offer!

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Russian immigrants, and everybody in between all share a common Jordanian identity.

From what I understand, the Kingdom of Jordan was carved out by the British Mandate which meant that the people of the land had no common identity until they became "Jordanian". The city of Amman was therefore created as the multicultural capital of this multicultural kingdom. Africans who were brought in to fight for the Romans, Russian immigrants, and everybody in between all share a common Jordanian identity. This led to a wide range of cultural practices and racial demographics throughout the kingdom.

Heat exposure is not a fun experience. I feel your pain.

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All I’ve known about Amman is that it is one of the oldest and continuously inhabited cities throughout the world. What spectacular part I discovered about the city is the incorporation of its ancient civilization to its modern architecture. But with your post here, you have just added my knowledge about the city.

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