Jordan – Petra

Hello all,

Petra was settled by the Nabeteans several centuries BCE. It was a great trading centre. Trading east to India and west to Rome.

our first glimpse.


The treasury


We then hired a donkey driver to take us to the Monastery.

our Indiana Jones moment.


The donkeys walked up lots of steps, Rob’s donkey liked to walk on the edge of the path which was a bit worrying. We had to walk the last bit but we made it to the high alter.

Later our guide took us over the mountains and up to a Bedouin village and returned us to our hotel in his car.image


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