The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
 Syria

Jordan 2010

Egypt  
  Amman   Petra Day-1   Petra Day-2

Amman

38 miles NE of Amman, Jordan 2010
38 miles NE of Amman
Roman Theater, Amman, Jordan 2010
Roman Theater
Roman Theater, Amman, Jordan 2010
Roman Theater
Roman Theater, from Citadel, Amman, Jordan 2010
Roman Theater, from Citadel
Small Odeon, Amman, Jordan 2010
Small Odeon
Fragments of Temple of Hercules, Amman, Jordan 2010
Fragments of Temple of Hercules
"Copper" Dead Sea Scroll, Amman, Jordan 2010
"Copper" Dead Sea Scroll
Giant Jordanian Flagpole, Amman, Jordan 2010
Giant Jordanian Flagpole
30 miles South of Amman, Jordan 2010
30 miles South of Amman
39 miles NE of Petra, Amman, Jordan 2010
39 miles NE of Petra

Petra Day-1

Through the crowded Siq and then up in search of the High Place of Sacrifice.
"Indiana Jones Snack Shop", Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
"Indiana Jones Snack Shop"
The Siq around 1:00pm, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
The Siq around 1:00pm
The Siq, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
The Siq
Rock-cut Theater, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Rock-cut Theater
Steps, steps and more steps., Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Steps, steps and more steps.
Obelisks Near High Place of Sacrifice, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Obelisks
Near High Place of Sacrifice
Ceremonial Area Near High Place of Sacrifice, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Ceremonial Area
Near High Place of Sacrifice
Rock-cut cistern Beside ceremonial area., Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Rock-cut cistern
Beside ceremonial area.
Rock-cut cistern Small obelisk in background., Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Rock-cut cistern
Small obelisk in background.
Small obelisk, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Small obelisk
Valley Floor From High Place of Sacrifice area., Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Valley Floor
From High Place of Sacrifice area.
Royal Tombs from HPoS Note modern village in background., Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Royal Tombs from HPoS
Note modern village in background.
Qasr al-Bint Temple From HPoS, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Qasr al-Bint Temple
From HPoS
Scenic Goat, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Scenic Goat
Tomb Interior, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Tomb Interior
Royal Tomb, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Royal Tomb
Swirled-rock Tomb + Donkeys, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Swirled-rock Tomb + Donkeys
Rock whirls, inside tomb., Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Rock whirls, inside tomb.
Royal Tomb, Petra Day-1, Jordan 2010
Royal Tomb

Petra Day-2

Entering around 6:00am, first person in to the Treasury and Monastery.
The Siq, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
The Siq
The Siq, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
The Siq
First glimpse: 6:30am, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
First glimpse: 6:30am
The Treasury, 6:30am, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
The Treasury, 6:30am
The Treasury: Detail, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
The Treasury: Detail
Scotsman at the Treasury, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
Scotsman at the Treasury
Treasury: Detail, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
Treasury: Detail
Tomb, off valley floor., Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
Tomb, off valley floor.
The Monastery, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
The Monastery
Scotsman at the Monastery, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
Scotsman at the Monastery
The Monastery: Detail, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
The Monastery: Detail
The Monastery: Detail, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
The Monastery: Detail
Great Temple, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
Great Temple
VIP Transport Using some back route in., Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
VIP Transport
Using some back route in.
The Treasury, 11:00am, Petra Day-2, Jordan 2010
The Treasury, 11:00am

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