Amman is the capital city of Jordan and can be quite a daunting place if you haven't been to Middle Eastern cities before.

The Roman remains of "Philadelphia" are quite impressive.
It really is a huge ampitheatre.

Roman Ampitheatre, AmmanRoman Ampitheatre, Amman

As always, the mosques can be quite impressive.

Mosque in Downtown Amman

And the roads can be a nightmare to cross!

Road Junction

Still, you can always relax in the hotel lobby!

Trish relaxing in the Marriott Hotel

From Amman we took day trips to Jerash and the Desert Castles
before heading off to the Dead Sea