Take a look at Elizabeth’s adventures & observations of her experience with CIEE in Amman on her blog www.womanoffthemap.wordpress.com.
“Traffic is crazy and there are no rules. You probably should not drive here. People honk about everything- they use their horns to say, ‘I’m going,’ ‘You go,’ ‘You idiot,’ ‘The light is green,’ because they are mad, because they can, just because. Most of them realize how ridiculous the cacophony of noise is and take joy in contributing. This begs the question: if Mohammed’s horn is louder, but Achmed holds his down longer, who wins? (The jury is still out)”