Tagged: Amman

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Conversation about Jaffa & Toyota

Taxi driver: Where are you from? Me: From Belgium. Taxi driver: Good, good! Belgium is with Palestine! Me: You’re Palestinian? Where from? Taxi driver: From Jaffa. They call it now Tel Aviv, but it’s...

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Random conversation about religion

  Last week I visited an NGO here in Hashimi and had below conversation with the receptionist. Girl (wearing hijaab and smoking): Why aren’t you wearing the hijab? Me: I wore it in the...

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On dating in Jordan

  I’m a person who likes to understand things, but something there are things you simply can’t understand. Like for example the dating/marriage system in traditional families. Last week I met a woman looking...

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And here we are

After the hassle we went through last week (read here and here) there was just one last bridge to cross: the actual wedding party. The least I can say is that it was awkward. It...

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Getting Married to a Jordanian Part 2

My last post described first day of the paper work for the marriage. Yesterday we started  early. We arrived at the Ministry of Interior around 8.30AM. The Mister went inside and they asked him...

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Getting Married to a Jordanian

I’ve been away for a while, being busy arranging my engagement and getting all stressed out. Today was  the final day for assembling all our papers. Before getting engaged I searched the internet for...