Scenes from Jordan Part 2 Next stop, Saudi Arabia? Jordanian fashion: Abaya, hijab and smartphone * The sheep and the goats in the desert of Edom ** The omnipresent mosque Wadi Musa, southern Jordan *** * Abaya is the body covering. Hijab is the hair covering. A niqab covers the face except the eyes. ** Southern Jordan is Biblical Edom. *** A wadi is a valley which may temporarily become a river when it rains. Musa is Arabic for Moses. The locals say Moses got water from the rock in this area.

Posted by Philip Arndt at 2022-11-22 17:08:54 UTC