Petra Photo in Jordan

The breathtaking city of Petra was a vibrant trading hub that vanished from most maps in the seventh century A.D. It lay beneath a thousand years of dust and debris when, in 1812, a Swiss scholar disguised as a Bedouin trader identified the ruins as the ancient Nabataean capital. Spread throughout a series of remote… Continue reading Petra Photo in Jordan

“Lost City” of Petra Still Has Secrets to Reveal – jordan

By Mati Milstein from : Literally carved directly into vibrant red, white, pink, and sandstone cliff faces, the prehistoric Jordanian city of Petra was “lost” to the Western world for hundreds of years. Enlarge El-Deir monastery in Petra, Jordan Photograph by Martin Gray