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The Giving Lens Gives Back in Jordan

  There it was, staring back at me from the computer screen…..Jordan….The Giving Lens…photographers Colby Brown and Ken Kaminesky ….travel, photography workshops, giving back to the community. Jordan…a place I had always wanted to visit….the realisation of a dream….how could I not go!   The Giving Lens is the creation of photographer extraordinaire Colby Brown […]

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Tuesday Travel Bite: Amman

  Falafel Al Quds was the name on everyone’s lips.You must try the best falafel sandwich in Jordan they all said! I had heard this from Jordanian friends in Perth, my fellow participants in a Jordanian cooking class and even the concierge mentioned it. I had to go….The best falafel sandwich in Amman could not […]

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The Roman Ruins of Jerash

Visiting Jordan was the realisation of a dream. Petra had long been on my mind but I had only recently read about the Roman ruins of Jerash. I learnt that Jerash is one of the best preserved sites of Roman architecture outside Italy. It is Jordan’s second most popular tourist site …and it is only […]

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Jordan: A Realisation of a Dream

Since my early days in high school when I loved to study ancient history, Mesopotamia and the early civilizations have always fascinated me. Finally I have realised a dream and am in Jordan soaking up the history and atmosphere of this amazing area. The Giving Lens is an organization that focuses on blending photography education […]

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