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Arriving at Petra
Walk In
The Siq
The Small Siq
Street of Facades
Water Works
The Theater
The Royal Tombs
 High Place
Colonnade Street
Great Temple
Temple of Al Uzza
Temple of Dushares
City of Board Games
Snake Monumnet
Sabara Suburb
City Walls/Map
Al Beidha
Kubtha High Place
Wadi Nmeir 
Small Delights
The Bedul
Petra Today 
Petra Park


In 2003 a group of Petra enthusiasts tried to hike to Al Sabra from the far south of Petra, but became lost in the canyons for most of the day. While it was a very interesting trip, they did not manage to make it to al-Sabra. Below are some of the photos taken on this trip. They illustrate how narrow some of the canyons are, and how one can become lost in the maze.

Above: The 'shortcut' through a very narrow gorge.

Below: It was sunset when we finally entered the south end of the Petra region.