"Petra Petra Petra" Petra by stappm

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Petra and My reason for going to Jordan. It was amazing as expected. I did notice that everyone trys to talk you into staying briefly (1/2 day to 1 day) at Petra and moving on to see the Dead Sea, Mt Nebo, Aquaba, etc, but Petra really deserves more time.

I spent 3 days here in July and it was perfect. Got to see the park early in the morning and late in the evening (the night tour is a must!) It was not as hot as I expected - maybe 85 deg. with a nice breeze that was constant.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beautiful and Amazing!
  • Cons:the men (dodgy)
  • In a nutshell:will go back with a group!
  • Last visit to Petra: Aug 2005
  • Intro Updated Jun 8, 2006
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  • Apr 5, 2009 at 3:34 PM

    Very helpful. Thanks. I was having trouble planning my trip - getting information until I found VT

  • Nov 30, 2008 at 4:10 PM

    I disagree with your Petra warnings and danger tips. I am also from the USA, I have seen many countries, I moved to Petra from the state of Kentucky, The men in Petra respect the women that visit Petra .

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    Sep 29, 2008 at 12:29 AM

    thanks for sharing ur Petra memories. useful. tomorrow morning Im off to Jordan and the day after I'll be in fantastic Petra.

  • y2ketan2007's Profile Photo
    Nov 15, 2007 at 10:12 AM

    Petra is magical.How I'd love to visit this place ! Thanks for the information and the pictures.

  • Luchonda's Profile Photo
    Dec 31, 2006 at 9:41 AM

    Thx for the transport info, excellent greetz from belgium

  • XtravelloverX's Profile Photo
    May 24, 2006 at 5:48 PM

    You're so right! The Crown Plaza Petra is fantastic and the Lost City deserves more than one day, for sure. :o)


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