Ammanis celebrate their centaury this year, and celebratory events of all sorts have been planned. And it’s exhilarating – really is! Complain as we characteristically do, it is difficult to deny that many Ammanis are in fact very fond of their city.
And rightly so – Amman ‘gheir’. It is not really cosmopolitan but just enough so, not really liberal but liberally inclined, not really traditional but conservative enough; Amman can be elegant and it can be kitschy, it can be charming… Continue