Petra Sella Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Wadi Musa
... We rolled back the years listening to 'The Verve', reminiscing our Uni days. It was a nice drive to end my Jordanian adventure but as has been par for the course, not without incident as we managed to pick up a 30JD fine for speeding on the way into Amman. The cops were extremely friendly and smiled as he took the money and handed us the speeding ticket. What a friendly bunch!
I was invited to Dana's family home for Iftar, Iftar is where ...
... and awe. I seem to have exhausted all forms of superlatives. If we had to cut the holiday short now, Roisin and I would have no arguments as we’ll be buzzing from this experience for some time yet so I leave you with the closing lines of a poem by Dean John Burgon written in 1845:
‘…match me such a marvel save in Eastern Climb,
A rose-red city half as old as time’
(And that’s by a bloke who never even visited ...
... these mountains is the amazing Petra! We arrived at the Petra Palace Hotel, quickly checked in our cases and drove down to the Petra entrance. The next day Shardi explained that after he dropped us off he saw a couple of gypsies/bedouins conning a couple of tourists (from the American embassy no less! At least it was an embassy car they were in) into buying a ticket from them out on the road before they entered. Shardi wasn't sure what to do so called ...
... and stunning. We continued along the path, totally awestruck by what we were seeing. We saw a few other major ruins along the way. All of us except Julia opted to do the monastery hike. It involves a lot of stairs - about 800 or so. It's fairly challenging but it sure as hell ain't Mt Sinai! Some people rented donkeys to go up. Felt sorry for the donkeys - I suppose that's what they are built for, but some are not treated very well. As we neared ...
... to make this trip, deep snow covered the area and closed the road. Now the temperature is up in the mid twenties, its amazing how quickly the weather has changed, and that in the heat any snow remains at all.
We drop into, and drive back up out of Wadi Husa, the second epic canyon before reaching another fortress built by the crusaders at Shobak. Here we don't have anyone try to be our guide, just someone who offers to dress us up ...