La Maison Hotel Petra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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We took our time getting up and getting ready. We were still a little tired from the day before and we knew we had quite a day ahead of us. But we still managed to leave by about 9. We took a cab from the hotel to the boarder, which only ran about 35 shekels. When we got to the boarder, there were two large groups ahead of us, a …
I got up at 5:20, had a shower and walked to the entrance gate of petra. Already the day before bought some water and cookies as breakfast. The entrance was already open at 5:50, so maybe I could have entered even earlier with my two day ticket (Ticket counter was stick closed).
It was as I entered the site for the first time, walking the Siq …
... on our first night, so this was our introduction. We were not hungry when it was time to leave, but we suspected we might be by the time it was all over, so we walked down the main street looking for a place to buy a few snacks. Nothing was promising, so we stopped at one of the restaurants and explained the situation; they promptly came up with a large bag of pita bread and would not accept any payment in return. (It is this kind of thing, ...
... where he introduced everyone to the shopkeepers, who he said would give us a discount. There was a constant barrage of children and young Jordanians trying to sell us jewelry and other trinkets. He explained at one stop along the way that the man who was carved into the stone had big feet, which was a symbol of richness, and that this particular carving was from the first century BC. I asked him about earthquakes, and he said that they feel a tremor almost daily there, but that the ...
... for $100. We kept walking and kept negotiating, and finally settled on each of us getting our own camel to ride past the treasury and back up the canyon to the police station for $20. We had to stop around the bend from the police station because the camels technically aren't allowed up the more narrow part of the canyon. Bruce and I had such a blast pretending we were a couple of shrewd Arab traders on our camels. After we hopped off the camels and sent them back down the canyon, we ...