Danny and Sherry Wright's Archive

In Jerash, History and Music Among the Ruins

By / June 2019

North of Amman, the Roman ruins at Jerash have become a major attraction and the site of a popular music festival.

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The Refuge in the Desert

By / April 2018

At the Shaumari Wildlife Reserve in eastern Jordan, oryxes, onagers and other imperiled wildlife species are making a rally, writes Danny Wright.

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Playing in the Ruins

By / December 2017

In Amman, a beloved playground becomes a popular tourist attraction. “When the archaeologists came to dig they would leave holes,” Yoseph said. “We had fun playing in the sand piles and refilling their holes.”

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