La Maison Hotel Petra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Its true what they say about the desert, boiling during the day and cold at night. After a bit of a chilly night outside I got up and headed up the nearest rock and saw the sunrise, which was spectacular with the desert backdrop. After breakfast we got in the 4x4 and headed the 12km through the vast Wadi Rum back to the village where we met a …
... 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 ...