Petra The Treasury JordonPetra is a famous ancient city carved into pink rocks in the middle of a desert south of Amman, the capital of Jordan. Also known as the “Rose City” because of the colour of the rocks, it was the home of the Nabataeans, an ancient civilization that flourished around two thousand years ago. It was hidden for hundreds of years and was only introduced to the world in the 19th century. [Read more…]