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Posted By bymy141 [Profile] [Gallery] Original Filesize 448.8 KB
Category Travel, Cityscapes & Streets Original Dimensions 1600 x 1071
Date Posted 11-23-2008 Number Of Views 19,446
Average Rating 4.50, 2 votes Number Of Comments 2
Title Petra Jordan
Description Petra Jordan
Camera K10D
Lens DA* 16-50
Location Petra Jordan
EXIF Information:
File Name IMGP5084.jpg File Size 459593 Bytes
File Date 2010:11:23 07:07:45 Camera Make PENTAX Corporation
Camera Model PENTAX K10D Date/Time 2008:10:30 15:44:35
Resolution 1600 x 1071 Flash Used No
Focal Length 42.5mm (35mm Equivalent: 64mm) Exposure Time 0.0012 s (1/800)
Aperture f/5.6 ISO Equivalent 100
White Balance Auto Metering Mode pattern
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#1
01-25-2009
bymy141
Veteran Member




Petra Jordan

This "monestry" is one of the highlights of Petra, Jordan.
You will need to pass all the way through the gorge, the valley and climb a road for about an hour or so to get to the point where this picture was taken.
But it is worth climbing.

The stone facades at Petra originally were used as tombs for kings of the Nabatean people. Later they were used for various purposes, depending upon the ruling power and their religion. Some were used as churches as well.
After the many stone facades in Petra, there is useally no more than 1 square, cubic like room.

- Bert
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#2
11-08-2011
8540tomg
Pentaxian




Petra Jordan

Stunning.

Tom G
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