Petra Sun Set Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... of fireworks they were shooting off as we drove back to the hotel from dinner. We had a traditional Bedouin Feast with folkloric entertainment at Beit Zaman this evening. The evening festivities were so much fun....beautifully decorated ballroom with tenting and great decor, an amazing spread of food, and knife dancers. We all snaked our way around the room dancing with the Jordanian knife wielding guys! Came back to our hotel and gathered in the lobby bar with a ...
... think Rocky Mountains and maybe with a little help from our photos, you will start to form a picture of this amazing world wonder. Bit of background and history for you - Petra is the capital of the Nabateans - Arabs who dominated the lands of Jordan during pre-Roman times- and they carved this wonderland of temples, tombs and elaborate buildings out of solid rock. After a millennia, for seven centuries Petra fell into the mists of legend, ...
... with sheep and goats. One stop we listened to the sheperd singing to the flock of sheep. The view of the Dead Sea valley was beautiful. First time we have seen a body of water in a month and a half!!
Finally we arrive in Petra at the Venus Hotel! Not much to look at and not your ideal hotel room but on a budget it was fine. Complete with a donkey and baby in the yard, a smoke haze through out the lobby and smiling, friendly staff. The huge plus is ...
... with a drink and got the opportunity to meet the son of Marguerite van Geldermalsen the New Zealand woman that married a Bedouin whilst on her O.E.
Feeling refreshed we continued on our trek past the theatre and finally up to a great look out where we got a perspective of the area and a run down on what we could cover on our free day the next day. Having had a pretty long day we made the walk back to our hotel for a rest before our nights activities.
Today was the piece de resistance ! Petra! Wow! We walked two kilometres from the main gate to the treasury which was amazing. Walking between huge rock formations with carvings and so many wonderful colours in the rocks. Seeing where the Bedouins once lived in the caves all through the area until they were forced out and relocated to some small villages to ...