The sandstone Treasury in the Nabateaen city of Petra in south Jordan on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain Mallory_Jordan 001-8

Postcard from Petra, The Rose-Red City

The donkey looked me square in the eye and challenged me to pass without taking its picture, stepping left, it shifted, stepping right, same response. There was nothing to be done, but place my backpack down, accept the inevitable and acquiesce to the wishes of my wannabe model. Several minutes later, after he seemed satisfied I was permitted to continue …