21-Aug-1999 -- The Confluence of 32N and 36E is on the outskirts of Zarqā', one of Jordan's fastest growing cities. Originally a refugee camp for displaced Palestinians, it is now home to nearly 400,000 people and the site of Jordan's new Hāshimite University (al-Jāmi`a al-Hāšimiyya).
These photos were taken during the afternoon. This was near the great crossroads of the trade routes that delivered silk to the Mediterranean, spices, turquoise and peridot to Europe (via Constantinople) and the Black Sea.
In picture #1, which is looking southwest toward `Ammān, the goathair tent is setup during the summer months since it is cooler than their concrete block apartment in the distance.
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