Visiting The Treasury by First Light; Ellen Burne; TRAVELLING THE WORLD SOLO


Jordan – Petra

Getting from Amman to Petra had been an amazing journey all on its own, but despite this awesome trip down the Kings Highway, by the time I arrived I was completely and undeniably ready for some Petra action.

Images of the oh-so famous Treasury had invaded my thoughts and my dreams, so it was time that I finally saw it with my own two peepers!

For anyone who doesn’t know, the Lost City of Petra potentially dates as far back as 312 BC, however, the Nabataean city was abandoned some 600 years AD. The existence of this rose coloured city then went undiscovered by the world for many centuries; it was not until the year 1812 that it was discovered by Swiss explorer Johann Burckhardt.

 

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