life through the lens
During my time working in Eilat, Israel in 1995, I managed to get a week off to go to Jordan with friends from the kibbutz in Ga'aton.
Half a Jordanian Dinar
Petra, the magnificent ancient city in Southern Jordan, was built over the 6th to the 1st centuries BC by the Nabateans. The Romans then built on and expanded it
Relaxing at Petra
I'm not sure if these guys are Jordanian army, police or just security - Petra
At the High Place of Sacrifice, Petra, with Michael. The views down below are superb
The central area of Petra, with the colonnaded street in the background
The huge Monastery (Al-Deir), Petra
I'm lying on the top of the Monastery, Petra - that's close enough to the edge for me..
This photo gives an idea of size - at the entrance to the Monastery with Sine and Michael, Petra
Returning from the Monastery, Petra
The Treasury (al-Khazneh) - the first temple seen after the walk through the narrow gorge, Petra.
I took this too early in the morning when the light was bad
The beautiful desert scenery of Wadi Rum, made famous by T E Lawrence
Natural rock formations at Wadi Rum - this one is known as the bridge
These were taken on a 4 wheel drive through Wadi Rum
Wadi Rum - An explosion very early morning woke everyone up, the ground moving violently.
People were running around like headless chickens.
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