Originally Posted by Chris
And if so, is it safe?
If you go on the US state department site it says "yes, al qaeda is active", "yes, stay vigilant" or "yes, try to avoid leaving the cities". Then again, it says similar things about Bali too.
My buddies are doing a trip that involves some desert camping and what not. When I talk to Lebanese and Jordanian friends they all say it's completely safe.
Definitely makes sense to post this on a Denver Broncos message board but what the hey... other than cougar life this is the only board I visit.
are they there under an American Passport?
for the most part locals are not targets in foreign countries.. Americans are.. do you speak the language? if you are not fluent and can not blend in, IMO stay away..