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    Amman Beach - Amman

    by cheerssweetie Written Jul 9, 2011

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    This is a great place to have a float in the dead sea and a swim in one of the two pools. You can mix with the locals here as most of the people are locals. There is change rooms, toilets, lockers, freshwater showers, sun umbrellas clean beach. For ladies you may wish to cover up should you wish, but no one seemed to mind if you only swim in your Bikini. You can hire an argilee here and smoke by the pool, has shop with the usual poolside munchies - chips, ice cream and drinks. There is also a souvineir shop. Great for everyone including the kids.

    Cost was JD10 for foreigners and JOD5 for locals. Open from 8am to midnight.

    Having fun in the pool

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    Hussein of Jordan and Abdullah II

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Updated Oct 2, 2010

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    The first place you will see is the government Rest House.
    Abdullah II bin al-Hussein is the current King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. He ascended the throne on 7 February 1999 after the death of his father King Hussein.
    You will see their portraits just on the Rest House wall.

    Hussein of Jordan and Abdullah II

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    Petra 21 - Enjoy your day!

    by K.Knight Written Nov 13, 2009

    Well, I can honestly say that Anne and had the most enjoyable experiences during our day at Petra.

    Petra is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and I can honestly tell you that I you get the chance to visit this remarkable place, DO IT! You will not be disappointed!

    As you can see by the smile on Anne’s’ face, the memories of this city will remain with us for a very long time.

    What a great day!
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    • Archeology

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  • visiting petra

    by Tafili Written May 19, 2008

    I dont think that there is driver who can takes you to jordan from Israel,but all what you can do is to cross the border which only 10 minutes driving from Eilat,then after crossing you can hire a taxi to Petra which is 1.30 hour driving.There in petra ;lots of hotels,restaurants and banks.
    Two days pass to petra is 26JD per person.
    Enjoy it to the max

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    Those marble ceilings

    by markrabinovich Written Mar 23, 2008

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    Those guys - Nabathians - were carving their sacred rooms (said to be temples and crypts) in a marble rock. It is amazing to stand inside a hall carefully carved inside such a substance (see on the photo).

    Btw, in my country kitchen counters are sometimes made from the same type of marble. What did them do with the waste? Kitchen counters, maybe...

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    Going down...

    by mardaska Written Oct 14, 2003

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    The only way back from the Monastery is the way you came up. It is a litlle dangerous to do it when the sun is going down, but it is worth to see the city during sunset when the colors are really vivid.

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    Rock's art

    by FruitLover Updated May 6, 2006

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    In order to get the real proportion about dimensions of the rock -
    Pay attention to a donkey in the bottom of one of the pictures.

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    • Architecture

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Petra Hotels

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    I was moved to this hotel in Wadi Musa, after the hotel I booked did not have a room available. The...

  • Petra Moon Hotel

    It's right next to the Petra entrance. Clean place at a decent price and next to the very pricey...

  • Petra Guesthouse

    P.O. Box 30, Petra gate area, Petra / Wadi Musa, Jordan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

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