Photo Friday: Petra, Jordan

This week’s photos are from Petra, Jordan. These rock buildings were carved out of the cliffs in the 6th century as the capital city of the Nabataeans. Now it is Jordan’s most popular tourist attraction.

The Treasury
The entrance to the ruins is through a long and narrow canyon.
The Treasury
A horse on one of the hiking trails
Trucks in the Rocks
Mules carry locals and tourists up the trails.

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Laurie is happiest on the road and has visited over 50 countries. She dreams about meeting tribal people, hiking through rice paddies, and driving longtail boats through crystal-clear waters. She enjoys photography, social activism, and helping others quit their jobs to travel. Laurie co-founded Budget Your Trip, and lives the life any nomadic soul would yearn for.

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One thought on “Photo Friday: Petra, Jordan

  1. Thanks for sharinmg those photos. I went to Petra about 7 years ago. I’ve been to many other places since then, but petra remains on the top of my list of the most beautiful places I’ve been to.

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