Description The Monastery at Petra is situated atop the mountains surrounding this wonderful, ancient city. Built by the Nabateans, Petra was a major location on the trade routes through the Arabian pennisula. It was hidden for many years, until rediscovered by the Swiss archeologist, Burkhardt.Petra was voted one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World and is a UNESCO Heritage site.
Dale Halbur, Locust Valley, NY Member Since February 2008 Artist Statement Over the past 20-plus years our family has taken every opportunity to travel the globe. To date we have been fortunate enough to have visited over 50 countries and lived in Kuwait, Russia, and Saudi Arabia.