Black & White Photo Challenge – Day 7

Hiyee!

Seventh and final day of the 7-Day Black & White Photo Challenge presented to me by Kriti! 🙂

The rules: one black & white photo a day for seven days, no people, no explanation, challenge someone new each day.

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The nominee for today is Samita, absolutely no compulsion.

I enjoyed this black & white challenge so thanks again, Kriti and ’til the next one! 🙂

Happy Wednesday, homo sapiens!

Black & White Photo Challenge – Day 6

Hi there!

Sixth day of the 7-Day Black & White Photo Challenge presented to me by Kriti! 🙂

The rules: one black & white photo a day for seven days, no people, no explanation, challenge someone new each day.

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The nominee for today is Elly, absolutely no compulsion.

Happy Tuesday, homo sapiens!

Viewpoint

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This is the spot where Moses is believed to have seen the Promised Land thousands of years ago. I was lucky that the weather was great when I visited that I was also able to enjoy a view of the Dead Sea and few other places such as Bethlehem and Jericho.

The Monastery

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The Monastery – or Al Deir – is the largest structure in Petra. It requires a strenuous trek of more or less 800 steps with seemingly endless uphill slopes and lots of wonderful spots to admire the views. It took me an hour or so to reach the Monastery including tea breaks with some of the vendors selling souvenirs and several Bedouins. The hike was truly worth it and I was thrilled to bits the moment I saw it!

More about the Monastery and Petra on my next posts…

Happy Thursday, homo sapiens!

The Temple of Hercules

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This is the Roman temple located in the Amman Citadel. It is more popularly known as the Temple of Hercules. It’s said to have been built in the same period when the Roman Theater was built between 162-166 AD.

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A view worthy of the 2-hour hike!

Petra, Jordan

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Enjoying a view of The Treasury from the top of an opposing cliff. It looks rather tiny from up there. 🙂 But awesome nevertheless.

The Treasury, Petra

After a little more than a kilometer walk in The Siq, you will be fascinated by The Treasury — the most iconic sight in Petra. Despite its name, it is believed to be a royal tomb. I find it hard to believe that this carved structure is more than 2000 years old because the design and details are still very well-preserved.

Bench

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Perfect spot to rest after a long day exploring Petra.

Red Cave Restaurant

I decided to have dinner here in Red Cave Restaurant just a couple of hours ago after reading good reviews about the place. I love the ambiance the moment I came in.

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I have been drinking lemon with mint since I got here and their version is definitely the best!

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I ordered mouhamara for starters…

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And Bedouin Ghaliyah for my main dish…

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The service was good, too. The staffs were friendly and willing to assist you. So all in all, it was a great dining experience for me!


I’d definitely recommend Red Cave Restaurant to everyone visiting Petra. The food is tasty at reasonable prices with hospitality at its best!

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This photo is one of the many homes lining the walls of the canyons in Little Petra. I liked how casually the Bedouin man sits on his spot. I later had a photo of myself there, too. 😊