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The old and the new in Petra Jordan. Photo by Sora Vernikoff
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Sora Vernikoff

Wow! to Petra, Jordan

On my trip to Jordan, after my one night in Wadi Rum, it was off to Petra, Jordan. I had yet to learn what Petra was about, but knew it would be very interesting. By the time we got to Petra, about a 3-hour drive plus lunch, we got to Little Petra. Little Petra is an ancient city like the famous Petra (which we’ll soon talk more about), but only on a much smaller scale. Although this site looks similar to Petra (which you’ll soon see), its purpose is slightly different. Historians believe this place was built during the 1st century when the Nabatean city thrived, and Little Petra was a type of suburb. Thus, you will not find tombs here but houses used by rich citizens or travelers arriving in Petra for their lucrative trade business. Here is an image of Little Petra, and you’ll soon see how similar but much larger Petra (the city) is.

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Actor Brad Pitt site in the cockpit of a Royal Air Force (RAF) GR3A Jaguar aircraft as RAF Flight Lieutenant, Rich Wells looks on, at Incirlik AB, Turkey. Brad Pitt and member of the Warner Brother's movie "Ocean's 11" crew visited with deployed military personnel during Operation NORTHERN WATCH. Photo: Staff Sgt. Diane Thomas
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Victoria L. Dammer

In Search of Brad Pitt

Intriguing describes the stunning blonde Nancy Ardolino and the alluring brunette AnnMarie Zecca who travel to places worldwide with names like Estepona, Anegada, and Yosemite.

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