"Amman--City of Smile" Amman by THLIN
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For the first time, I travel to Middle East. This is not the first Muslim country I visit. But this is for sure the first Arabic country for me.
I am so suprised at how Jordanians' friendiness and their smile. Walking in the street, people just kept say Hi for me, even treat me with local fruit.
Am I a SuperStar here?! Maybe, who knows?!
These kids really gave me a lesson...
I used to complain about everything, the weather, traffic, Taipei and so on. But at my final day fo visit in Jordan, I met these kids in downtown near Roman Theatre. The little girl greeted me in English," How are you?!" "Hello!!" I was so surprised. I walked away with a smile. After a few seconds I return and found out that there was an old man sat next to these kids, I supposed that he was their grandpa. He sold melon seeds and some beans. On that moment, I fel so ashamed, I live in such a good place, I may not be rich but still can enjoy a very comfortable life. And those kid, they may not live in a good condition, but they are very happy and optimisitic. So I bought two pack of melon seeds cost me JD0.15. It must have been not enough for an elder and three kids, but I just did what I could, if I bought too much, in my opinion, it embarrassed and invaded their dignity.
They love taking pictures, I wanted to take three kids originally, but this is the result, quite messy but I still like it.
Hope they can remain nice and happy in their lives.
- Pros:Friendly people
- Cons:HORRIBLE traffic
- In a nutshell:safe place to visit
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