Jordan 2002 Petra

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Jordan. Petra.The archeological site is part of the UNESCO world heritage project.  The Nabataeans were an arabian industrious tribe which settled down in southern Jordan 2000 years ago. Petra is located at the bottom of a spectacular deep gorge surrounded by mountains. " Al-Dayr" monastery. Its high façade is carved in the rocks.  German tourists looking at the height and the beauty of the building. © 2002 Didier Ruef