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April 8th 2006
Published: June 16th 2017
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01 The Treasury01 The Treasury01 The Treasury

The treasury
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Drove for a few minutes and arrived at the ancient city of Petra which was found more than 2000 years ago. Most of us got a short horse ride to the entry of the gorge. The ride was bumpy and I didn't like it. We walked through the gorge while Rabbi stopped every few metres to lecture us. Most of his information was going in one ear and out the other. Once we got to the end of the gorge we came to the treasury, it looked just the same as in all the travel brochures. There wasn't much of the building on the inside. Walking around we saw many tombs and temples all carved into rocks.


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02 Amphitheatre02 Amphitheatre
02 Amphitheatre

An old Roman amphitheatre
03 Mind is now made up03 Mind is now made up
03 Mind is now made up

Just in case you were wondering if it would be worth the climb, here is the sign with the answer
04 Colourful rocks04 Colourful rocks
04 Colourful rocks

Amazing colours in the rocks
05 Temple05 Temple
05 Temple

I think this was the temple that was worth climbing for


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