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‘Spiritual’ Petra By Night offers tourists something more

11 Dec 2018

Source: The Jordan Times

Canadian tourist Roxanna Ferguson has recently had what she called a “spiritual trip”, when she walked among the warm candle lit walls of Petra and towards its venerable Treasury at night. 

Ferguson was among the approximately 400 tourists who took the 1.2km trek to catch a glimpse of the site at night. 

“I visited Petra during the daytime, but night is a very spiritual time [especially with] the candlelight.  The feeling is a little bit different from during the daytime, and it’s nice with less tourists,” she said as she was sitting across from the Treasury.  

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