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 …

Camels or the ships of the desert in front of rock formations in Petra, Jordan on Mallory on Travel adventure, adventure travel, photography iain_mallory_jordan1408887

Jordan; Beyond Petra in Pictures

Flying into Amman, Jordan the first emotion was ‘at last’. Evocative images of the famed Treasury at Petra having stoked my imagination for many years, admittedly Indiana Jones had also played his part. Hopefully this would be a slightly less eventful visit, only slightly less though. At Peace in Jordan Inspiration to travel is at our fingertips, magazines, television, films, …