Florian Freundt

Jordan 2012 – 21

That’s it, the last pictures from Jordan. It has been an amazing trip, with lots of scientific field work, lots of great opportunities for photography an most important: new friends and very interesting people. I hope I’ll be able to return some day…

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On the last Friday there, we collected some of the sample containers we had deployed earlier during the first week. Even though it was the end of March, winter jackets were still necessary that day.

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Noble gas samples.

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Failure.

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Ausbeute. Gut!

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Having lunch while watching a sheep being skinned and disemboweled. Quite the experience.

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Last weekend day we went for one of the hot springs we previously had sampled, on the invitation of a friend there.

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Spent a whole lot of time under that wonderful waterfall, about 40 degrees Celsius warm water, falling from maybe 20 meters.

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Sunset.

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Such an intriguing place!

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While the hotel nearby was way out of everyones league, including ours, the pool at the waterfall was visited by many Jordanians – again, we really stood out as westerners.

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The wadi enclosing the springs.

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Next morning, boarding the plane.

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Crossing the Dead Sea.

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Israel’s coastline.

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Back in Frankfurt, taxiing to the gate.

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That’s all folks, thanks for the patience!

Jordan 2012 – 19

Now that’s what I call a nice sunset. In the midst of Amman traffic, this was one really beautiful sight out the back of our car.

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Eating at one of the best local restaurants we found so far, a tip of a colleague.

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At a bakery.

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Organizing.

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First signs of disintegration. Just this morning I sent it away, to get serviced by Nikon.

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Sampling hot wells in the Jordan valley.

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On a very beautiful day.

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Some of the wells were easy to access, some not so much!

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There, fixed it!

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Quite a bit of iron in that water.

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Sky.

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People.

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Selfshot in Nerdshirt.

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Jordan valley.

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Back in Amman.

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