Kings' Way Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... us one after the other. After our scrubbing we went back to the hotel and then out for dinner. Food choices are not awesome in Petra and prices are a bit inflated but it was ok. Zuhair had mentioned the Movenpick hotel chain and their ice cream a few times so we went there. I had maple walnut. It was ok but I think way overrated. I've had way better ice cream at home. We returned to the hotel and went to bed. We were getting up at five so that we ...
... that will do it justice.
I won't attempt to recreate the experience but instead leave much of it
to the imagination for want of words and fast forward:
It was 2:00am, the moon covered the rocky
outcrop with a sheet of dull light, giving clairvoyance to us and bringing to
life the stony figures that watched as we passed by. The donkeys needed
no direction and plodded on where they had stepped for generations. We
... was a guarded secret known only to the local Bedouins and Arab tradesmen. Then, in 1812, a young Swiss explorer and convert to Islam named Johann Ludwig Burckhardt heard locals speaking of a "lost city" hidden in the mountains of Wadi Mousa. In order to find the site without arousing local suspicions, Burckhardt disguised himself as a pilgrim seeking to make a sacrifice at the tomb of Aaron, a mission which would provide him with a glimpse of ...
... across the street from the entrance to Petra. Early the next morning to try to beat some of the heat we were entering Petra. Horses and wagons are available for those who need a ride in but the rest of us walked, the first steps of many for the day. After about a kilometre we reach huge mountains of rock with a narrow walk way through trail. The colours were out of this world. But the most amazing view was when we stepped into the opening and saw the ...
... works.With the rides declined we started our meander down and immediately got a glimpse at what was to come with numerous caves, tombs and fašades carved into the sandstone about us, Mohammed gave us descriptions of what each of these were and then an understanding of what the carvings meant.At the bottom of the hill we came to the entrance of the Siq which is the narrow gorge that most would have seen photos from, the entrance is marked by the remains of a Roman arch ...