S: JORDAN September 2011
BC: Alice Cooperman | Photos by
FC: JORDAN September 2011
1: Intrepid Travelers in Jordan
4: Cardo Maximus (Roman road that connected the cities of the decopolis)
7: Temple of Zeus
9: North Gate | Smaller North Amphitheater | (note marble floor; still in great shape after 2,000 years)
21: Once an oasis green with vegetation, now a desert, slot canyons lead to Petra, hidden from sight 'til 1812 when it was rediscovered by a Swiss explorer
28: Daughter's Palace
30: The Monastery
38: Suicidal burro?
39: Cats abound. Vicky sits with "Rusty" looking at the Treasury.
40: Sunset in Petra
46: Happy trekkers! | (back row) Ben, Sach, Chris, Angela, David, Vicky, Dan, Mike, Catherine (standing middle) Maria, Susan (front) Jess, Sonia, Alice, Robin
55: Getting the hot air balloon ready to be inflated
56: Testing the burner. It works: that's a ball of fire!
60: All aboard
61: UP, up and away...
64: Come on down!
68: On the Red Sea in Aqaba
71: Aqaba, Jordan in the foreground; Elat, Israel in the background
72: Amman Mosque
82: Sunset in Wadi Rum