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Jordan

For many people, Jordan begins and ends with the magical city of ancient Nabataean Petra. And it is true, Petra is certainly one of the most spectacular in the Middle East, essential sights, Machu Picchu or struggling with Angkor Wat for the title of world’s most spectacular ‘Lost City’.

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However, there is much more to see in Jordan – ruined Roman cities, Crusader castles, desert citadels and powerful biblical sites: the stream, where Jesus was baptized, the fortress where Herod beheaded John the Baptist and the top of the mountain where Moses the Promised Land view. Biblical scenes are not just a thing of the past in Jordan, you’ll see a lot of men dressed in full robes and leading herds of cattle across the desert forever. But not all crusty ruins. The Jordanian capital Amman is a modern, culturally diverse Arab, which is light years away from the clichés typical Middle Eastern exoticism. The country also offers some of the wildest adventures in the region, and a varied background ranging from red desert sands of Wadi Rum the brilliant blue of the Gulf of Aqaba coral filled, from palm-fringed boulevards rich in the Dead Sea, lifeless. Ultimately, it is the sensual delights of everyday life in the Middle East that will love you longer after returning home, the bittersweet taste of cardamom coffee or the smell of a rich aroma nargileh (water pipe), the heady whirlwind Arabic pop sliding threshold from Amman and the deafening silence of the desert.

Jordanians are proud and passionate people and the country really welcomes visitors with open arms. Despite being trapped in the hot spots of Iraq Arabia, Arabia and Israel and the Palestinian territories, Jordan is probably the safest and most stable country in the region. Regardless of your nationality, you will be greeted with nothing but courtesy and hospitality in this gem of a country. a place to stay could be the Grand View Resort Petra     witch has rooms with a Great view  and as a plus is close to(raiders of the lost Ark ) Petra  check http://traveldealsweekend.com for good value rates.

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Togo

Once considered the pearl of West Africa for its quiet beaches, exotic markets and friendly people, Togo was overwhelmed by the unrest and human rights abuses in the 1990s. Unfortunately, the saga continues. When the despotic President Gnassingbe Eyadema died in February 2005, and his son Faure Gnassingbe came to power, hundreds of people died in street battles and thousands of people fled the country. But with the new president gradually make the Togolese population is a good time to review small mountain landscape of Togo, diverse cultures, the dishes of yam-based soccer team qualified for the 2006 World Cup .

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Lomé, the capital, is one of the most beautiful cities in West Africa, with great Blvd du 13 Janvier sweeping the beach and in the heart of a city obscene, crowded nightclubs. To the east, beyond the tourist resorts on Lake Togo and the Atlantic beaches, colonial charm exudes Aneha sinking, and has a fetish market. Voodoo is also practiced through Togoville lake, a fishing village with fetishes on the streets.

Inside, Kpalimé is the gateway to the triangle of coffee and cocoa, ruined palaces, butterflies and mountain villages are hidden in the woods. Northern cities are attractively Sokodé and Kara slowly taking points in rural Africa, with the road between them passes through national icon, the decision Aledjo. About Kara, centuries-old culture and traditions can be seen in the houses of adobe famous fortress in the valley of Tamberma and weekly markets in the region Kabye.

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Lomé, was once a city that said it was the Paris of West Africa, and is easy to see the appeal was in its heyday. There are still real charm to its wide boulevards, palm-fringed beaches, craft markets and nightlife full-on.