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the monastery at petra

The Monastery (al-Dier) at Petra, Jordan is a visual reward to those who choose to climb up the 800 or so steps leading to it. Of course, many views of the valley on the way are quite pleasing as well. The Monastery comes into sight at the very last corner of the climb as you near the end without a single glimpse of it. The beautiful monument carved out of the hillside looks more magnificent from the top of a nearby hill.

 

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Dec 15, 2010.

Petra, Jordan.

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