Friday Photo: The Promised Land

Umm Qais, Jordan

Several weeks ago I had the chance to visit Umm Qais up in the northern Part of Jordan.  It was far more green than I expected it to be, and it amazes me how constantly surprised I am at the environment in this part of the world.  In the distance there you can see Syria, the Golan Heights, Israel, Palestine.  Its hard to see from the photographs … [Read more...]