Petra is one of the new seven wonders of the world. From what I’ve learned, Petra was the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom, which was both rich and powerful. This ancient rose city (from the color of the rock formations) that spread across hundreds of sq miles has temples, tombs, theatre, monasteries and various other building with carved facades on to the mountains. Opportunities to wonder ‘how’ and ‘why’ while exploring this wonderland are plenty.

Read more on my recent trip to Joran here.

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  1. Firasz

    Beautiful photo and a wonderful post indeed 🙂

  2. Paspii

    Fantastic Low Light Photography!

  3. Peter B.

    Incredible photo! Amazing how it’s carved right into the rock.

    • Nivin Kadar

      Thanks 🙂 True, it was a spectacle.

  4. ladyfi

    Wow! What a gorgeous shot.


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