Petra is Jordan's most famous tourist attraction. A city hewn by the Nabateans into the rose-coloured rock hidden behind the surrounding mountains, the site became famous after reports by the Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt in 1812.
Dalla Guida Turistica di Petra
Day 2 - Friday 18th November
Our entire day today was spent at Petra , an ancient city built as the capital for the Nabataeans, It was an amazing place! ...
Posted in Jordan and Israel 2011 by israeladventure
Well Jordan was an amazing place, Petra well worth visiting. Interesting when you look on map and think of the amount of times the rulership of this area has changed hands, Petra, known also as Bozrah in The Bible, was the capital city of the land of Edom, I am told. Amman, the capital of Jordan, was in Ammon ...
Posted in Marty and Jane by Martynjane