Jordan: In Pictures

As I've sifted through the images of this trip I've realized how much I've grown as a photographer and as an artist. Ten years ago I took pictures of EVERYTHING, now I am more concerned with trying to find a unique way to preserve what I'm feeling and experiencing. There is no way to fully capture a place in an image, but I hope you enjoy what I've tried to create.

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Jordan - Part 6

Monday, we met with Prince Hassan bin Talal, the former crown prince, and uncle of King Abdullah. We’d been trying the whole month to arrange a meeting with a member of the Hashemite royal family, so we were thrilled when we found out that he wanted to come to meet with us. Prince Hassan was kind, wickedly intelligent and very gracious.

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Jordan - Part 5

On Saturday we visited the city of As-Salt. It is a lovely place that is situated along three hills with spectacular picturesque views. We spent the day taking a walking tour of the old city. The Salt Development Corporation came up with the idea of an eco-museum. The concept is to see the whole city as a museum, focusing on integrating people's traditional lifestyle with the cultural property. I love that the focus is on people owning their culture and using this model to help preserve their cultural resources. This type of Eco-tourism allows development to happen in a sustainable way. 

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