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Humming the Indiana Jones theme song

November 18th 2006
Here I am in Petra finally - the site of Indiana Jones fame. It all starts with an 800m ride on an old, grumpy and smelly nag to the entrance of the Siq (canyon). Then it's a leisurely stroll down the 1.2km Siq until you arrive at the most well known wonder of wonders - the Treasury. But it doesn't stop there. Further along there are countless edifices and tombs carved into the rockface. The B ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Petra

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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