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
Indiana Jones and the Lazy Horse
Petra is an amazing place, a huge city of tombs, temples, a thearte, cave dwellings, sacred high places - all in a vast surreal landscape of sandstone outcrops and narrow siqs (gorges) and wadis (dry ...
Posted in Adventure Points by rachndave
Day 3 - Travel to Petra
Abraham has suggested we move the day around a little and do Little Petra before the main tourist attraction as he thinks we'll be disappointed in Little Petra if we see it last. So we headed off for a day of driving towards Petra. Along the way we stopped at Mt Nebo - a monastery that is currntly being restored ...
Posted in The big retirement trip by Bowlers4