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Petra - The Monastery

Petra - The Temple of the Sun in the Canyon of the Crescent Moon.

April 14th 2018
Arriving in Jordan was a bit of a shock. Due to the upfront costs of things (Visa's, Petra and hotels), which were much more expensive than I'd hoped, I assumed that Jordan was just another oil rich Arab country, like the UAE or Saudi Arabia. We arrived at Amman airport at midnight, so after getting our bags and the rental car, we didn't leave the airport till 2am. From the airport we drove to M ... read more
Middle East » Jordan

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
2nd June 2018

Thanks for the info on how to get the most out of Petra, Michael. It's all about the light isn't it? And avoiding the crowds if possible. On our wish list still but we'd only go with Guy who led us to Timbuktu who insists on camping in the desert on his tours. Great that Nate and Gabe are now of an age where these memories may linger. Great pics as always and say Hi to Faye from Denise and I.
4th June 2018

Thanks Dave... :)

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