About This Blog
Ayat lives in the country Jordan, which is located in the Middle East!
Get to know Ayat and find out what is cool about living in Jordan. Be sure to read her blog to find out what she does for fun and what her life is like.
Q: How old are you? Do you have any brothers or sisters?
I am ten years old and have two brothers (Hamza and Rakan).
Q: What's it like to live in Jordan?
The coolest part about living in Jordan is that there are some places that are so beautiful, and there amazing hills, and Roman ruins, like Jerash. There is also the Dead Sea (the lowest point on earth), and Aqaba (our port at the Red Sea), where we have an incredible Coral Reef!
I think Jordan is really cool because we have Petra, which is one of the new Seven Wonders of the World! Even Indiana Jones once was filmed in Petra!
Q: Have you lived in Jordan your whole life?
I've been living in Amman, Jordan's capital, for all my life.
Q: What language do people speak in Jordan?
In Jordan most people speak Arabic and some speak English.
Q: What holidays are celebrated in November and December?
There are Christians in Jordan so they celebrate Christmas just like you! But the Muslim festival is called Eid, and because the Muslim calendar follows the moon, Eid changes every year, and is sometimes celebrated during Christmas.
Q: When you have some free time, what do you like to do?
During my free time I like to : read, listen to music, play with my dog Fudge, visit friends and cousins, and play with my brothers.
Q: Do you play sports or do you prefer dance?
I do ballet, swimming, gymnastics and trampolining. Ballet is my favorite, because I love to dance, but I also love gymnastics because it's fun!
Q: Do you like your school and what is your favorite subject?
I do like school. My school is huge and lots of fun. My favorite subject is drama, as I love acting.
Q: Do you like to play video games?
I do play video games, I have a Nintendo DS. I like to play Super Mario and High School Musical.
Q: What are your favorite movies?
My favorite movies are: all the High School Musical movies, the Cheetah Girls movies, and The Game Plan!
Q: What are your favorite books?
My favorite books so far are: The 39 Clues Series--The Maze of Bones, and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
Q: What do you do on a typical day?
School, homework, play or do activities!!