Petra, Jordan

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The lost city of Petra is one of the main tourist attractions in Jordan.

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It is a city that is basically a collection of temples, with a very nice landscape.

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It’s got some plants and is firmly in the desert.

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Bought another headgear. Bargained it down from JOD15 to JOD6.

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There were a gigantic amount of oriental tourists, although Japanese ones seemed to outnumber the rest.

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It has gotten plenty of Roman structures, too.

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Interesting rocks.

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It’s a pretty big place and there are many routes. But the hike up to the monastery is the main one. It’s around 1.5 hours for me from the entrance to here.

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Many people will try to sell you a donkey ride, telling you it’s an hour-long hike. Fake news. It’s around 20 minutes each way.

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To get to Petra by bus, you will need to be at the bus station before 6am, and to leave, be there before 3.30pm. It’s around 4 hours each way. They played a promotional short film with His Majesty The King taking an American journalist on a tour around the country.

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The only theatre caved into a rock.

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The ceiling of the main building of the royal tombs. It’s the only one tourists are allowed in. In the middle, you see the crack created by the major earthquake.

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The famous treasury.

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