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  • Ava Hunt

    The Kingdom of Jordan is doubtlessly the most stable and safest nation in the Middle East for the travellers despite being situated amid hotspots of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Israel and Palestinian regions.

  • Tess Frost

    Carved Rooftop, Petra Photograph by Annie Griffiths Belt The Nabataean capital of Petra is one of the many spectacular historical sites in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, a country of deep traditions that has worked to preserve its ancient inheritance and natural beauty while navigating modern realities in a region of continuing conflict. Reclining on a rooftop carved two millennia ago, a Bedouin surveys the realm of the Nabataeans, beckoning from the sands of southern Jordan. Forgotten for centuries, Petra still echoes with mysteries of the past; this immense building, Al Deir (the Monastery), was probably a Nabataean shrine.

  • Corinne Meyer

    Rock formation, Petra, Jordan.

  • KW Blanton ☮

    "Reclining on a rooftop carved two millennia ago, a Bedouin surveys the realm of the Nabataeans, whose ancient capital beckons from the sands of southern Jordan. Forgotten for centuries, Petra still echoes with mysteries of the past; this immense building, Al Deir (the Monastery), was probably a Nabataean shrine." —From "Petra: Ancient City of Stone," December 1998, National Geographic magazine

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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.

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