Going to Petra, Jordan

After we left Agaba landscapes were very rugged, desert like.
The government of Jordan has built and is building houses for Bedouins.
No greenish at all!
These buildings are for cattle
But how these animals can find something to eat ?
But goats are clever 🙂
Brown landscape. . . .
This view pleases my eyes
Then we saw a small nice town
And again a desert
Some villages
And the desert continues
and continues. . . .
This is very interesting view!
That white spot on the hill is built for Aaron, who was a brother of Moses And it is told that Aaron died here on the Mount Hor


In fulfilment of the promise of peaceful life, symbolized by the pouring of oil upon his head (Leviticus Rabbah x., Midrash Teh. cxxxiii. 1), Aaron’s death, as described in the Haggadah, was of a wonderful tranquility.[16] Accompanied by Moses, his brother, and by Eleazar, his son, Aaron went to the summit of Mount Hor, where the rock suddenly opened before him and a beautiful cave lit by a lamp presented itself to his view.[16] “Take off thy priestly raiment and place it upon thy son Eleazar!” said Moses; “and then follow me.”[16]Aaron did as commanded; and they entered the cave, where was prepared a bed around which angels stood.[16] “Go lie down upon thy bed, my brother,” Moses continued; and Aaron obeyed without a murmur.[16] Then his soul departed as if by a kiss from God.[16] The cave closed behind Moses as he left; and he went down the hill with Eleazar.
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I have been climbing to the Mount Hor and seen that building, which was on a cave.
Then we drove through a town. . . .
And so again the Mount Hor

I have been climbing to the Mount Hor and seen that building, which was on a cave.
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Landscapes around the Mount Hor
Arriving to Petra
Horses and camels were for tourists
A long road through rocks starts
We were not alone there . . .
No indeed

13 thoughts on “Going to Petra, Jordan

  1. Leena, thank you for your visit at projekt-kraszewski.blogspot.com.This is a collective blog- we read books of a long-forgotten 19th century polish writer- Kraszewski.The person, who has left a comment at your blog must have been one of our authors-Ola (http://daleka-droga.blogspot.com/). Please visit her other :travel/lifestyle blog, it may be of interest to you:).

  2. Wow!! What beautiful captures Leena…Loved the rugged mountains and everything seems to be quite a fairytale!!!Shots well captured, Loved them all…Have a fabulous sunday:)

  3. Hi Leena! It seems that everybody is on holidays… Here it’s true, but someone has to stay… ;)I'm just thinking that one day I'll get to Petra; but it's taking to much time… ;)Blogtrotter Two is preparing to leave St. Florent. Enjoy and have a wonderful weekend!!

  4. Hi Leena! So, We, The People who are not in holidays, keep the blogosphere alive… ;)Thanks for your comment at Blogtrotter Two, which just crossed Corsica from North to South. Enjoy and have a wonderful weekend!!

  5. What a magnificent shots! These photos makes me want to visit this land.Thank you so much for visiting my blog and write such a wonderful words. I was uplifted. I want to follow your blog.Cheers and blessings,Tess

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