Petra, Jordan ~ One of the world's Greatest Wonders

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In 2010 we were fortunate enough to visit Petra, Jordan, one of the world’s greatest wonders. It was hot..118 degrees but it was worth it to experience this unique city carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabataneans who were Arab people who settled there more than 2,000 years ago.

The only way you could navigate was by walking or riding donkeys or camels. They refer to Petra as “A Rose Red City Half as old as Time.”

It’s probably a journey we wouldn’t attempt now but I’m so glad we slipped in and were able to cross this off our bucket list while we could…… check out what Petra had to offer us!

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Joan Cox
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Dorie, that must have been quite the experience, and one to never forget!   That IS HOT, but beautiful!

August 08, 2012 02:28 PM
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Gretchen & Mel Ahrens
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I have always wanted to go here... and the middle east in general, but doubt I'll ever make it. You're so lucky to have gone. What an experience! Thanks for sharing it with us!

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Very neat. Is that what the Indiana Jones scene was based on?

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Hi Dorie.  118 degrees!  How could you enjoy anything in that heat?

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Dorie, I've seen pictures in the past and just an amazing place.  And that Indiana Jones movie has the place assoicated in my mind with it :)

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Author Bio: I was once a school teacher and still like the learning process. Only now I enjoy learning what dreams my clients have and what I can do to help them. I am a firm believer in asking the right questions. It is the only way to get answers that have helped me build an impressive business over the past 21 years and leave a trail of happy clients

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