Paradise Petra

Address: 217 Amman Jordan, Wadi Musa, Jordan | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 217 Amman Jordan, Wadi Musa, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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    Travel Blogs from Wadi Musa

    At home with the Bedouins!

    A travel blog entry by chris-roisin on Jun 06, 2015

    20 photos

    ... together; darting from one hole in the canvas, across the courtyard in to a nearby thicket.

    Finally about 6:30pm we heard the noise from not one but two cars pull up outside the camp. This was an American family of 6. They had hired a driver and arrived from the Israeli Border crossing near Aqaba today. From what we could gather, one of them worked in Tel Aviv. Two of their party did not travel to the camp with them preferring to slum it in a 5 star hotel back in ...

    Petra by night then Siq-ing our way home!!

    A travel blog entry by chris-roisin on Jun 04, 2015

    3 comments, 23 photos

    ... to the poor sod who has to go around afterwards and blow them all out!!’

    We were all directed to sit down in front of the candles but some of us chose to sit on a nearby bench whilst the guide set about explaining a spiritual connection with Petra before a couple of musicians treated us to a recital of traditional Jordanian folk tunes (there is a hint of sarcasm there if you look hard enough!!) The instruments of choice consisted of a flute (although I ...

    Amazing Petra!

    A travel blog entry by annieallison on Apr 14, 2015

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... all the way up - trying to sell their wares and convince you to take a donkey to the top! I think I would have been scared to do this anyway! It was very steep in places with drops off the side. So every now n then you started hearing the donkey approaching and you quickly had to step to the side! One poor old lady braved the donkey....she had a terrified look on her face LOL. The government apparently tried to remove the animals from Petra but realised ...

    Petra

    A travel blog entry by tishnandrew on Mar 28, 2015

    19 photos

    ... between the east and west. The Nabatean people were known for their ability to manage water in an extremely dry environment and they sustained a population of 20,000 people for around 300 years by an intricate water supply system sourced be Moses Spring. All of the buildings apart from the temples are carved into sandstone and the magnitude of some of the tombs is amazing. While the tomb facades are impressive it must ...

    Petra

    A travel blog entry by dkauten on Feb 11, 2015

    18 photos

    ... group of fellow ice cream lovers. Jim was so thrilled that they have an ice cream stand here. Jan has pointed out to me that the reason we have not seen any Jordanian women is because Middle Eastern custom dictates women do no serve others than their family. Petra History: Petra, a World Unesco Heritage Site, is one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Inhabited since prehistoric times, the Nabataean caravan city of Petra, situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, was ...

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