Petra Sella Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... until his leg was very much pressed up against mine and I can safely say that he was very much encroaching on my personal space. He asks me "How old?" and I say 40. He stares at me incredulously. "HOW old?" he asks again, this time with an emphasis on HOW. "40," I say, matter-of-factly. He stares at me in disbelief. So I open and close both sets of hands four times - that's four sets of 10 - and he continues to scan my face. He holds out his palm and says: "me," ...
... red dirt on my white shirt and black pants. Luckily it was just a pride issue at that point, but Logan said that no one saw it or was even paying attention. So I attempted again and was much more successful. And I finally got my camel picture! I forgot to get his name, so between Logan, Celeste (via WhatsAp), and I, we decided it was either Mohammed, Charlie, or Caleb (after the gieco camel). So we hiked out and finally made it back to the hotel at about 2. ...
... this one but it not so scenic, our guide said. Which isn't saying much. It's desert. We know what that looks like.
En route we stopped at Madaba. It is known for its striking Byzantine mosaics, including the earliest surviving map of the Holy Land. Set in a mosaic floor, the map dates to about the sixth century. Mosaic-making is a tradition that endures with local artists through-out ...
... so I do recommend paying the 10 JD to ride a donkey up, especially if you’ve never ridden one. Great experience as "donkey knows the way". The Monastery popped out of the rock where we ended up with some free time and lunch. There’s a few viewpoints here as well, but like parts of our hike, the steps are a bit big and can be slippery so use caution.
After coming back from the Monastery, I left the main group with ...
... we stumbled upon a tourist shop which had the most exquisite antiques and handiwork. The man explained he and his brother had inherited much of the stock when their father passed away. He had priceless pieces of antique mother-of-pearl wood work, carpets, and intricate metalwork. It was far better than anything I ever saw in Damascus, which had previously held the record for best Arabic handiwork.
Following dinner we realized that ...