Petra is a vast and unique city, half built and half carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabataeans over 2000 years ago. It lies between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea and was an integral crossroads for trade routes that linked China, India and Southern Arabia with Egypt, Syria, Greece and Rome.
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Driving the King’s Highway, Jordan
The Kings Highway is a 335km ancient thoroughfare running from the north to the south of Jordan. The King’s Highway was first mentioned in the Bible, as the route that Moses wished to follow as he led his people through the land of Edom.
Brief guide to Petra, Jordan
Described as ‘one of the most precious cultural properties of mans cultural heritage’ by UNESCO and designated as a world heritage site in 1985, Petra truly is an amazing site to see.
Things to do in Jordan
Jordan is a fascinating country to visit. A hugely significant country in many religions and cultures, it has a rich history for you to explore and some wonderful places to visit.
A visit to Jordan
After selling Jordan tours for many years and having to cancel 2 previous trips, I finally made it to Jordan this year and it was definitely worth the wait!