Paradise Petra

217 Amman Jordan, Wadi Musa, Jordan | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by ldschaub


... and Isreal didn't have any so this was my last shot. Logan went and negotiated a price for me to just get a picture. I went to get on the camel's back and the people had a little step stool. I really didn't need it since the camel was kneeling but I went to use it anyway. And then the stood slipped out from under me (I blame the rocks...and possibly my clumbsiness) and I went down. Logan and camel man caught me but I stood up completely covered in ...

Hello from Wadi Musa, Jordan (near Petra)

A travel blog entry by beverlybrown


... In fact, the Queen of Jordan sponsors a foundation to teach women and the handicapped how to make the mosaics. We stopped at their factory to see their work.

Then we stopped at Mount Nebo. Now we're getting into the Holy Land. This is where Moses gazed upon the Promised Land that he was not meant to reach--it is said that his tomb lies here. We enjoyed the views across the Jordan Valley ...

Romancing the Sandstone

A travel blog entry by moinmotion


... cheers of "Yalla!" (Let's go!) and "Take your time, keep walking" (a confusing contradiction). More than once, I almost gave in to the temptation to hire a mule, horse or camel for toughest bits, but in the end I managed the whole trek the self-powered way. It would have been much more comfortable to see Petra over two days vs one very long one. However, it was absolutely exhilarating, and I'm happy that we squeezed so much into the time we had.


High Place of Sacrifice at Petra

A travel blog entry by ericjon97


... I can only imagine the hard work that went into carving that thing out of one piece of rock. It’s just amazing. I made it back in time for the shuttle from the hotel so I got a free lift back up the big hill which was really nice. My legs were killing me at this point. It seems that the big walk from yesterday really took its toll.

I’ve had a chill night tonight. Dinner at the hotel again, which was excellent. It ...

The Land of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

A travel blog entry by hasemeyer


But we didn't find the holy grail! Al Khazneh (the temple housing the grail in the movie) is not very big inside. The movie lies! Surprise? But it was definitely one of the coolest things we've seen so far. Quick facts (I don't take any responsibility for being wrong about these. Laura and I aren't very good at listening to guides): Al Khazneh, or "The Treasury" is actually a mausoleum in the center of Petra, Jordan. Petra is an ancient city ...


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