Tuesday, May 13 - Petra
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A taste of last night's night walk into Petra.
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Lumiaries at the Treasury building.
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Ready to enter!
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Jeff's very own bookshop.
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Mohammed (our guide) and Kelly.
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Heading to the siq.
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Entering the siq.
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Amazing beauty.
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A first glimpse of the Treasury structure.
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Finally....in all its glory.
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Group shot at the Treasury.
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Jeff lends a helping hand.
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Moving into the rest of Petra.
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Coffee break - with an appropriate cup for Turkish coffee.
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Coffee break.
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Headed back out into the rest of the site.
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Getting ready for lunch.
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Lunch! Box lunch was cheapest option ($9).
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Ready for the phase two hike -- to the Monastery and viewpoint. Seven adventurers made the trek.
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The Monastery. 980 steps up.
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Now....on to the view (first of two).
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The end is in site (of view #1).
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From the top -- Mt. Hor (Aaron's tomb) on top.
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From the summit.
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Back toward the Monastery.
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The view.
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The view.
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Getting ready to start back down.
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Down we go.
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Change of paths to View #2.
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Back towardview #1 -- we were on top of that.
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Scenery.
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Heading up to View #2.
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Goal #2.
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Wow.
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Not sure what whas going on -- but just at view #2.
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View.
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Jeff has arrived.
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The view.
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Back toward view #1.
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The view.
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Back at the Monastery -- had to peek inside.
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Back at the Monastery -- had to peek inside.
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Back at the Monastery -- had to peek inside.
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Shopping.
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One more time to pass the Treasure -- the light made it now glow rose.
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One more time to pass the Treasure -- the light made it now glow rose.
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One more time to pass the Treasure -- the light made it now glow rose.
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A glimpse back thru the siq walls.
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One last glimpse.
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Siq glows golden on the way back to the hotel.
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