We’ll be back on Wednesday with photos and the story of our 10 hour expedition to Petra in Aqaba, Jordan. Please check back for details.
“Lost City” of Petra Still Has Secrets to Reveal
A person standing in the doorway of the Monastery at Petra, Jordan, shows the enormity of the ancient building’s entrance. Carved into the sandstone hill by the Nabataeans in the second century A.D., this towering structure, called El-Deir, may have been used as a church or monastery by later societies, but likely began as a temple.