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The High Place of Sacrifice Trail, Petra, Jordan.

There is no use of saying it's dangerous, I know.

My adrenaline is in these heights.

Thanks a lot for your concern, I really appreciate it.

 

 

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Cast an eye across the superb panorama in front of you – far above the mortal goings-on of both ancient and modern city – and it’s easy to see how this site must have seemed closer to the sky than the earth.

 

 

A walk in Wadi Farusa:

 

 

Adventurous travellers often deviate from the main trail through Petra to climb to the High Place of Sacrifice, an area of temples with stunning views of the valley below. It's well worth the trip, but on the way down to reconnect with the main route, push a little further. The walk back past Wadi Farusa offers ample opportunity to sit down for tea with a local family or explore tomb complexes where little more than goat droppings mark the passage of time. Either experience adds a certain depth to Petra that most visitors never make time for.

 

 

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When the ancient city of Petra reached its peak about 2,000 years ago, most of its structures were carved directly into the sandstone cliffs of the mountains of southern Jordan.

 

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Taken on October 18, 2018