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Petra Jordan

On March 29, 2017, we traveled to Petra, The Rose City, one of the  new seven wonders of the World. Petra is a 2 and a half hour drive from Aqaba through desert and mountain ranges and past many Bedouin camps. Once at the site, there is about a 20 minute down hill walk past some tombs carved out of the rock to the entrance of the the Siq which leads to the city. The Siq is a long narrow natural pass cut through the mountains that opens up into a valley that is now known as Petra. At the end of the Siq is a very large and ornate tomb called The Treasury. As you leave the Treasury and head...

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