Jordan | Ajloun Castle

A few weeks after I returned to Jordan from home leave, Kail and I took a day trip to visit Ajloun Castle, a 12th-century Muslim castle built as a defense against the Crusaders. While we had both traveled to Ajloun before for work and personal trips, including hikes on the Jordan Trail and olive picking,Continue reading “Jordan | Ajloun Castle”

Jordan | Olive Harvest

A couple weeks ago, Kail and I joined our second CLO trip (after a great time visiting Mount Nebo and Madaba) to explore Jordan — this time to a family-owned olive farm in Ajloun, about 45 minutes outside of Amman. And this wasn’t just a tour among the olive groves. We learned how to pick olives and prepare themContinue reading “Jordan | Olive Harvest”