A look back: Brits in the bazaars
by Natasha Tynes | Nov 27, 2005 | Jordan, my nation, Shutterbug | 8 comments
Reader Abdo sent me this wonderful historic photo of Jordan taken in the 1950s’s and I thought I would post it here to give it maximum exposure [enlarges on click]. The caption of the photo reads:
"Members of the British Red Devils complete with their arms -– as they take a poop at the bazaars in Amman, where they are now stationed because of the Middle East crisis [dated] 25-7-58"
Pretty cool, huh? I love the man on the donkey. It is just so authentic. Thanks Abdo!
Story of a City…
I love early mornings. I love coffee from Cups and Kilos. I love the daylight saving time. And I love
Wait a minute huh…Why are you looking at little boys scratching 😉
this is such a nice picture, but isnt the little boy scratching something he shouldnt be scratching….
but really, the picture is pretty good
Very cool. Thanks. Interested all the signage in Arabic, unlike today.
At least humans get some care, from what I understand!
hahaha @ animal abuse, nobody cared about animal abuse in Arab countries in the 1950s! Not even now…. humans come first
Can you see the animal abuse in picture ? The stick is the objective evidence!