December 26th

Peace Out, Petra

Petra is an ancient city that's tucked away in a valley - lost for several centuries, it was found in 1812 and excavated. Archeologists estimate that 80% of the city is still buried.

The ampatheater is carved directly into the mountain

"Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness. Dotted with the ruins of empires once great, it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow."

King Hussein I

The hike to get up here was more akin to rock climbing, but it was so worth it

#stellertravel #stellerstories #petra #jordan

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