We briefly debated spending a third day in Petra but ultimately decided that it was time to move on to Amman, the capital of Jordan. Amman claims to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, with the first recorded evidence of civilization at its site dating to 7,500 BC. Since that time, several civilizations have called the spot home, including the Nabataeans and Romans.
It may not be surprising, therefore, that Amman’s two major tourist attractions – the Roman Theater and Citadel – are remnants from ancient civilizations. Continue reading Ancient Civilizations, Falafel, and Kanafeh in Amman