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Garden tomb, Petra, Jordan. UNESCO & ICOMOS recently collaborated to publish their first book on human & natural threats to these sensitive World Heritage sites, choosing Petra as its first & most important example of threatened landscapes.
To get the first glimpse of Petra from the back of a horse or a camel, just like all the other travellers through the ages did. "It seems no work of Man's creative hand, by labour wrought as wavering fancy planned; But from the rock as if by magic grown, eternal, silent, beautiful, alone! - John William Burgon.