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 : nationalgeographic.com 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