Jordan Day 4: Amazing PETRA! Pictoral Mass, Jordanian Dinner and Dancing!

by Steve Ray on February 13, 2019

Pictures can never portray the beauty and magnificence of the World Heritage Site and one of the Wonders of the World—PETRA!

It is also a biblical city, not because it’s mentioned in the Bible, but because of its historical significance related possibly to several people and events in the Bible including Moses and St. Paul. The Nabatean kings of Petra, Aretas I and Aretas IV, are both mentioned in the Bible.

After our stunning and amazing tour of Petra with camel rides and the lot, we drove back up north for Mass at one of my favorite churches called of the Marian Peace Center. Fr. Dan’s homily here. The biblical paintings of the Holy Land in this are fantastic.

Authentic Jordanian dinner called “Upside Down” at our guide Elias’ Restaurant.Dancing, oh my! Overnight in Madaba.

PART I

PART II

PART III

Dancing in Madaba

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