Best Roman Ruins outside of Italy

Posted by Crooked Compass

There are dozens of forgotten ruins spread across the former Roman Empire. From enormous temples still standing in Lebanon to abandoned cities buried beneath centuries of rubble in Jordan, join us as we explore the best Roman ruins outside of Italy.

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Customs on Heat - An interesting border crossing into Israel

Posted by Crooked Compass

Flying into the hustle and bustle of dusty Amman, we pile into a taxi, hoping for relief from the heat in an air conditioned cab. No luck. We stick to our seats as we make our way toward the King Hussein Bridge – apparently the easiest border crossing from Jordan to Israel. Not being too familiar with our new currency, I tip way too much (about $11AUD) to our driver who beams at me like I have presented him his first child.

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