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About maldaoud

An american woman who has lived and traveled around the Middle East for years...

Working Together…

Working together is important, we can accomplish so much more as a group… Advertisements

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Journey to the Roof of the World…. Nepal, Himalaya Mountains

Reaching the summit of Annapurna Base Camp in the Himalayas was an achievement due to the blizzard that hit the afternoon we were on our way, we had to stop but we continued the next morning…. It created FIVE avalanches … Continue reading

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Wadi Assa Jordan

The Importance of Tea and Tea time…. after hiking 11 Kilometers…   the reward is relaxing and  sweet black tea flavored with  mint…in this case it was wild mint or sage that had been found along the hike…along with the stunning … Continue reading

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Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ‘Īd al-’Aḍḥá mini tour of Jordan

Well…yesterday I looked out and decided I was not going to wait until Monday to start my mini tour of Jordan… I would start at that moment because sometimes there is nothing better then the moment for doing …so I … Continue reading

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Iraq al Amir —Amman- Wadi Seer Jordan

 The Greek Castle of Iraq al Amir is located in the Wadi Seer Valley which is a short 10 kilometer drive west from the 8th circle which happens to be the division line between Amman and Wadi Seer. The remains … Continue reading

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One Day Before “EID”

One day before “EID”… What happens one day before “EID”? Well! It’s the same as back home….it’s the same thing that happens one day before Christmas in the states or anywhere else for that matter where they are celebrating Christmas…even … Continue reading

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Life Around the World….”EID”

“EID” …well first what is “EID” “Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ‘Īd al-’Aḍḥá, IPA: [ʕiːd al ʔadˁˈħaː], “feast of sacrifice“) or “Festival of Sacrifice” or “Greater Eid” is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Abraham … Continue reading

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