Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Aqaba Center ...

... TRAVEL PHOTO ALBUM #2, EILAT, TABA, AQABA ...
Israël, Egypt, Jordan
9 NOVEMBER, 1994

... view on Aqaba, the Gulf of Aqaba
and Eilat, in 1994 ...


... Agfa - 20 min. service, in 1994 ...

... Coca-Cola in Arabic ...
... I think the Arabic version is very cool.
It reads right to left ...

... barbershop, in 1994 ...

... butcher's shop , in 1994 ...

... street scenes in Aqaba, in 1994 ...

... 5 qirsh or piasters, 10 piasters ....

... one Dinar , in 1994 (reverse)...
... Jordanian dinar ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... The dinar is divided into 10 dirham,
100 qirsh (also called piastres) or 1000 fils ...


... one Dinar , in 1994 (obverse) ...
... Hussein of Jordan ... (EN)
  by en.wikipedia.org

Ḥusayn bin Ṭalāl (1935 – 1999)
... Hussein guided his country in the context of the Cold War,
and through four decades of Arab-Israeli conflict,
balancing the pressures of Arab nationalism and
the allure of Western-style development
against the stark reality of Jordan's geographic location...

... Eastern Arabic or Arabic-Indic numerals ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... There is substantial variation in usage of glyphs
for the Eastern Arabic-Indic digits, especially
for the digits four, five, six, and seven ...
 

Aqaba / Al-Aqabah... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... is strategically important to Jordan
as it is the country's only seaport....
...The town is also an important administrative
center within the far south of Jordan...

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