Petra = Rock (in Greek) June 8th 2010 Destination 2 in the country to the East was Petra. I never heard of this place before I came to Israel, people (meaning tourists) talk about this place and also travel to this place. I believe that not one person in my class had not seen Petra, it's fairly easy to reach from Eilat. I offcourse took the other way, I came from the North.
Petra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was discovered ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » South » Petra 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