Journals Petra

Journey to Petra

Created by ssullivan on September 28, 2013 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

The highlight of our week in Jordan was a visit to the ancient, mysterious city of Petra, one of the world's most unusual ancient sites.

Petra Night Life and Dining

Created by Slug on January 28, 2012 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews

I wrote 3 articles for Simonseeks early in 2011 outlining our recent trip to Petra - unfortunately the site went under before I got paid and published. I have broken up the articles into around a dozen separate pieces for igougo.

Pacing Perfect Petra

Created by Slug on January 21, 2012 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews

In early 2011, I wrote four articles for - unfortunately the site went belly up before I could publish them. Rather than keep them languishing on my hard drive, bits and pieces will be posted on igougo.

A Rose-Red City Half As Old As Time

Created by Liam Hetherington on May 30, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

10 Reviews

The mysterious lost city of Petra is now firmly on the tourist trail but this does not diminish its capability to awe and enchant. Its iconic facades and atmospheric wildernesses make the visitor feel they are stepping into an action movie...

Honeymoon in Petra

Created by wanderluster on April 13, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

9 Reviews
1 Story

This journal focuses on the Petra section of our month long honeymoon to Egypt and Jordan. We stayed at a unique restored bedouin village while we explored the ancient ruins of Petra, hiking to high places, temples and tombs of forgotten people.


Created by Ben the Grate on February 16, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

8 Reviews
3 Stories

So you saw Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and watched him ride his horse through the Canyon of the Crescent Moon and burst out beneath a vast temple carved into the solid rock wherein he found the Holy Grail. Then, some years later, as you find the movie on TV while you're flipping through channels, your friend tells you "Oh, that's not a set, they actually filmed that somewhere in the Middle East." Then, if you're like me, your blood begins to tingle and you get that subtle itch that you know WON'T go away until you yourself tromp through that selfsame canyon and see that selfsame temple (and perhaps search for that selfsame grail!).

First Glimpse of Petra

Created by maral on April 2, 2010

1 Review

Petra deserves to be one of the 7 "Ancient Wonders of The World"!

Undiscovered Jordan

Created by Scrieff on July 26, 2007

1 Review

Some friends and I recently spent a few days traveling around Jordan, based in the beautiful and ancient Nabatean city of Petra, and the experiences we had were far beyond what we expected.

A Quick Peak at Petra

Created by thetravelgoose on August 5, 2006

3 Reviews
1 Story

An overnight stay in this ancient Middle Eastern city can prove to be the highlight of your trip.

Nomadic night in Petra

Created by PetraLover on April 23, 2004

1 Review

There is a tour company called Jordan Experience Tours that arranges nights at Bedouin tents for BBQ and Bedouin dancers. You have to try it, and also try the organized tour to Wadi Rum with an overnight stay in the middle of the desert.

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