Jerash, located 48 km north of Amman and nestled in a quiet valley among the mountains of Gilead, is the grandeur of Imperial Rome being one of the largest and most well preserved sites of Roman architecture in the World outside Italy. To this day, its paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, handsome theaters, spacious public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls pierced by towers and gates remain in exceptional condition. Here the past really comes to life as you stand on the stage of the beautiful amphitheater, stroll around the once bustling market place and imagine the sounds of laughter coming from the bathhouses. As you walk between the columns, glance down at your feet where narrow channels worn into the stone are a remarkable reminder of the days when chariots regularly thundered by...