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A different boxing day experience

Near the High Place of Sacrifice on our alternate route into Petra.
Roaming Byzantine: Southern Jordan (the Rose City and Lawrence’s Arabia)

December 25th 2008
At Wadi Musa we check in to our hotel and wash the remaining Dead Sea salt from our hair before joining our guide on the short walk downhill to the entrance to Petra. It’s already quite cold under the clear night sky, but ‘Petra by night’ is too good an opportunity to pass up. The site authority lay down the ground rules for the walk down to the Treasury - no mobiles, no flash photos, no ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South

Jordanian Flag For most of its history since independence from British administration in 1946, Jordan was ruled by King HUSSEIN (1953-99). A pragmatic ruler, he successfully navigated competing pressures from the major powers (US, USSR, and UK), various Arab states... ... read more
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