Petra Inn Hotel
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... people who struggle to find food and water and something that will spur them on in their moments of temptation.
That evening we hung out with Iain's friends and then decided to finally check in to our hotel at 11pm after having our bags lying in the car outside the hotel the whole day. On our way into the hotel there was a metal detection machine on the right hand side of the entrance into the hotel. We didn't see the point of the machine and it ...
An awkward laugh then one of the Europeans continued: ‘Its stunning, isn’t it?’
Yes’, I replied. ‘The ruggedness, the coloured layers and the rock formations look a lot like the Grand Canyon’
‘So I’ve been told. But I’ve never been’
‘Well then’, I said. ‘You’ve saved yourself a journey!!’
There are many locals and vendors swarming ...
... too much of that. We stopped for the obligatory loo break...of course at a tourist rip off shop. As usual the stuff is pretty gimmicky and way too expensive. Shardi of course also needs to have a smoko break. I guess if I think about it I would expect Arab guys to smoke but perhaps not so many!? It seems that they ALL do...no doubt its a 'cultural manly' thing to do?? Even in the tourist shops the men are sitting in a corner drinking the strong Arabian ...
... the hike into Petra at 6am. Zuhair wanted us to be amongst the first to get there. Ta Da!! 6am we walked down to the ticket office. No one there! Had to wait about twenty minutes for them to arrive. It was freezing. It was raining. We were all thinking this is crazy! There was no one around at all. We started on the walk and it's quite a way down a long path. The Nabateans who constructed the site were very clever with their water systems and you can ...
... of two epic canyons. It just suddenly appears, a canyon as wide as the grand canyon, and equally as impressive. I'd never even heard about this place, and relatively speaking it's on our doorstep. Perhaps it because we hadn't expected it, but the view was breathtaking.
Next we stopped at Kerak, and a fortress built by the Crusaders. The thick stout walls of the fortress still remain, but most of the other buildings within them ...