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Journey to Jordan

Much in the way I've fantasized about exploring Israel, Jordan has always captured my attention. A friend recently returned from 10 eye-opening, magical days and reignited the desire to make the trip a reality. Here are a few of the must-visit spots I'll be sure to hit up when I do.
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Wadi Musa, Jordan
Petra flourished more than 2,000 years ago, trading with Rome as an equal before being abandoned after a series of earthquakes in the 4th and 6th centuries C.E. It wasn’t until the 19th century, when European explorers...
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Wadi Musa, Jordan

A route created by local guide Yamaan Safady ensures that hikers arrive at Petra the way pre-Christian-era travelers did: out of virgin desert, no tour buses in sight. The six-day, 50-mile “back door” route begins in the Dana Biosphere...

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