Aqaba and Our First Steps in Jordan

Contrast. That’s the word that was on my mind as I was crossing the borden from Israel into Jordan. On the Israeli side, everything was neat and efficient. A machine scanned my biometric passport. After facial recognition, it flashed some lights and printed a little piece of paper. Another machine scanned it and let me out of the country. On the Jordanian side, a long queue of people were waiting Continue…