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Jordan - Little Petra (Al-Beidha)

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Little Petra is named Al-Beidha in Arabic, meaning 'the white one'. It is an important archaeological site in Jordan . This site is only a few kilometers from Petra and it is literally hidden away in the center of a mountain.

It is thought to have been one of the commercial areas of Petra where caravans of traders would constantly arrive.


The entrance to Little Petra (Al Beidha) contains a small “siq” (crack in the rock) through which visitors must pass.

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  • Uploaded on February 18, 2012
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    by Paolo Grassi
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D60
    • Taken on 2012/01/04 07:43:31
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 34.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash