This desert city of the Nabataeans was a breathtaking site. I spent an entire day climbing its towering rocks, discovering its passageways, and admiring its colored walls.
But the first thing that comes to mind when I reminisce about the place was these two camels. It was late afternoon and the site was almost empty. On our way out, we passed by a shop whose owners invited us for some tea. So we decided to stay and relax for a bit. After all, what’s better than sipping turkish tea with a 6th century World Heritage site as a backdrop?
All of a sudden, I heard a startled shout and saw people pointing behind me. I turned around and caught this whimsical scene. Camera shutters clicked furiously while their owner scrambled to get them apart.
7 Replies to “Afternoon Delight in Petra”
I am officially a fan. And never mind that we are related. Excellent post, and more importantly, excellent writing!
Thanks! Nervous and excited at the same time about this project. But it’s fun 🙂
Ha, you captured such an awesome (and amusing) moment! That first photograph is wonderful as well; Petra is on my list, but I’m not sure when I’ll make it over in there.
Thanks, also, for visiting my blog and leaving a note.
Yeah, it was quite adorable… and shocking. Even our guide was surprised; apparently that “activity” doesn’t occur often in public.
Oh god, that’s hilarious. How lucky to be able to capture ‘the moment’ 🙂
nice one. or two.hope for more…