Petra Local Customs

  • Local Customs
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  • Local Customs
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  • Local Customs
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  • 1. Covering Up

    Petra is very popular tourist site also for the local Jordanians as well as for the other neighboring countries, you will see lots of Muslims dressed with their tradition clots, however, for...

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  • 2. Petra Shot Glasses

    this will be my pictures of the Petra Shot Glasses.I love collecting fridge magnets and shot glasses of my travels and being in the new 7 wonders of the world...

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  • 3. Petra Fridge Magnets

    this will be my pictures of the Petra Fridge Magnets.I love collecting fridge magnets and shot glasses of my travels and being in the new 7 wonders of the world...

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  • 4. Sweets, Barbers etc

    Like all other towns in Jordan, Wadi Musa (Petra) has many barber shops, and a very good sweet shop.The sweet shop is not far from the central round-about in...

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  • 5. THE CAMEL - PART 2

    OK. Let’s stay focused here people. Now for part 2 about the most useful, yet despicably foul animals in the world. For those keeping up, we are still on the...

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  • 6. THE CAMEL - PART 1

    Camels are know as the ‘Ships of the Desert’ and rightfully so. They can easily survive where other animals cannot. They are amazing strong, versatile, useful,...

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  • 7. Jordan's Desert Patrol

    Jordan's Desert Patrolmen wear attractive, colourful uniform. It consists of a long dish-dash held by a bright red bandolier, a holster with a dagger around the...

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  • 8. Tombs or Homes?

    The ancient Nabataean tombs are carved all over themountains around Petra. Many Bedouin still make their home in these places. Many Bedouin were moved in the...

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  • 9. To spin the wool

    When you visit Al-Beidha, befere the entrance to the archeological site, there is a becuin village. There you can see beduins working. If you are lucky you can...

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  • 10. A stone as a gift

    Some of the children we find at Petra gave us stones as gift, is a way to get near you. These two girls told as, as the rest, that it was not a good time for...

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  • 11. smoking narguile

    Imaging the situation: up in the monastery, waching the landscape, idilic situation but no cigarretes! luckily there was a "shop" with jewery(fantastic , by the...

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  • 12. Mobil and Internet

    Yes, mobiles are also here, between all this history rock, with people that lives like birds from one place to another ... they have mobiles, and also ... if...

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  • 13. Desert Police

    I think this was a special police man, I think he was one of those that guard Petra. They are dress very elegant and as all the rest of citizens, they are very...

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  • 14. Children Working

    It seems as if children are the more important members of the family to sell in these little souvenirs shops of Petra. They try to sell you with great...

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  • 15. Cover head

    Covered heads, for men a woman is more a need than a local custom. You have to protect you head from sun, sand and wind. What is a tradition is the kind of...

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  • 16. Painting eyes

    Bedouins have in my opinion the most beautiful eyes I have ever seen. Honey eyes that they use to paint in black around. From children to old people no matter...

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  • 17. HOSPITALITY

    HOSPITALITY, you will find it everywhere and from everyone. Two days we spend there and we where invited to tea, juice, tobacco, lunch, dinner, a horse ride, …...

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  • 18. entrance price at Petra

    Entrancy tickets at Petra are not very cheap - but they are worth every penny or cent you spend. Entering Petra is like entering through wonderland. As far as I...

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  • 19. The local guard

    This was the interesting guard wearing traditional Jordanian-Bedouin uniform at the Al Khazneh site. He was there just to watch out on this place and keep the...

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  • 20. Beduins

    When you're visiting Little Petra you can see some beduins to sing and to play instruments without ask you money. It's fantastic to see them to play and to hear...

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