Much like Rome herself, Philadelphia was built on seven hills. The Citadel ruins are on one of them looking over the Roman Theatre and Hashemite plaza in the basin.
About an hour outside of Amman is the ancient city of Gerasa (now called Jerash), the largest Roman city remaining outside of Italy. Much of it is still undiscovered, and the modern city spills over a large piece of the underground ruins preventing their excavation.
I took the weekend to see the parts of Edinburgh that I've not seen before as all my previous trips have been during the Fringe.
A sculpture park created by architect and sculptor Carl Milles in the grounds of his home in Stockholm, the statues are primarily set on tall columns to frame them against the sky and the sun.
Six of our headed out on Saturday morning for Brännö island, off the coast of Gothenburg. Part of the Archipelago that is easily accessible by the many ferries.
We had the fun of navigating through Munich’s fairly awful one way systems, and as its a german city is was full of BMW and Mercedes drivers...
It was about a ten minute walk to the start of Burg zu Burghausen, which is a kilometre long, on the hill above old town. at the start it barely seems like castle...
We walked around a fair bit in old town and saw Mozarts Geburtshaus, his birthplace, though we didn’t go in as the crowds were thick outside the building.