You can’t help but feel a little “Indiana Jones” when hiking into Petra. The ancient city, carved out of sandstone walls in the desert of Jordan, is the stuff of adventure travel fantasy, a “wonder of the world”-type site that can make your jaw drop.
I’m in Jordan for a week to test gear from Columbia Sportswear and other brands as well as hit up a few adventure sites.
More Petra images are on page 2 of this post.
Today, my group set out to explore Petra, including a few miles (8 – 9 miles) of hiking, climbing small peaks in the park, and, of course, snooping into dozens of the world class ruins. Here are a few photos from the “Indiana Jones” action.
More Petra images continued on next page. . .