G Adventures, in co-operation with ‘Visit Jordan‘, is proud to announce our “Highlights of Jordan Week” on the Looptail. And we’re marking the occasion by giving away the adventure of a lifetime to this land of mesmerizing beauty—including airfare up to US$1,000. Check out today’s tips by G Adventures Wanderer-in-Residence Gary Arndt and then enter to win at the bottom of this post.
Between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, the historical city of Petra stands half carved into stone. It has been named as one of the new Seven Wonders of the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is usually one image which people think about when calling Petra to mind, and that is the Treasury Building.
While the Treasury Building is the most well preserved of the carved structures in Petra, there is a lot more to the location. You can spend a full day exploring. Not only is the area expansive, there is a lot of vertical distance to climb. Here are a selection of images from my time exploring this beautiful area:
Camels in front of Petra’s Al Khazneh (also called The Treasury).
Petra at night.
The area of the The Treasury illuminated with candles.
Petra is surrounded by mountains.
There are lots of dwellings to explore.
Breathtaking scenery from one of the many look out points.
There is a lot of ground to cover on a visit to Petra.
Enter below to win the adventure of a lifetime to Jordan
Each day we’ll post a new article about Jordan, along with a question. Simply provide the correct answer and you’re entered to win the adventure of a lifetime to Jordan. Pretty simple, huh? Make sure to check back daily; you can enter up to five times to increase your odds of winning! One winner will be picked at random from the correct submissions on April 28. Good luck! Click here to learn more about the contest.
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