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Petra, Jordan - Been there and I totally felt like Indiana Jones! plus, the camel had a New Kids on the Block blanket under the saddle...how'd that get there?

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Petra, Jordan... One day i shall be like indiana jones and find the knight and be a part of the last crusade... like a boss

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al khazneh, or the treasury, at petra, jordan. is this carved *directly out of the surrounding stone landscape*??? - or constructed in a more standard (although still very challenging) way?

Petra, Jordan

Petra, Jordan. I probably won't be traveling in the Middle East anytime soon, but I can still dream

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Petra, Jordan. Don't know why but I've always wanted to see this

  • Jamie Evans

    Because its incredible!

  • Thomas Correa

    Awesome place! Great hike. Great sights.

  • Kathy DeRouchey

    Is that the same one that was in Indiana Jones 3? I assumed it was a stage. Wow! That's incredible. Who looks at a flat stone face and decides to carve something like that? They don't make 'em like that, anymore.

  • Megan Skaret

    It BEGS the questions why? Why did they chose to carve all of this into solid living rock?

visitheworld: Early morning at The Treasury, Petra, Jordan (by www.garymcgovern.net).

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.