Daily Photo (Feature): Out of the Siq – Photos of Petra

After saving my dad from the Nazis… No, hang on, that was the other guy. The one with the hat. I had the hat but as already reported lost it after drinking too much in Turkey. The hat is relevant as it is difficult not to hum a jaunty John Williams tune and imagine yourself carrying a whip when making your way to Petra via the Siq,

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Getting Good Shots at Petra

The Treasury in particular is a difficult place to fire off a photo without someone’s head in the way but it is possible to maintain the illusion, and even at times enjoy the reality, of having the iconic building to yourself. Though the rest of the site is not as crowded, the ebb and flow of humanity necessitates the use of a few tips and tricks to get the best photos during your once in a life time visit to Petra.

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Daily Photo (Feature): Along the Siq to the Treasury, Petra

I got called Indiana Jones a lot on our big trip around the world. I'd love to say it was because of my rugged features and ability to keep dangerous religious artefacts out of the hands of the forces of evil but if I did Deirdre, loafing around next to me thinking of descending on the town's eateries like a locust, would call me out as a big, stinking liar.

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Answers to a Reddit Travel Blog Survey

While loitering in the Digital Nomad subreddit I decided to be helpful and answer a few questions aimed at travel bloggers. As a fairly slow writer I am not one to waste a written word that can be used more than once, so I thought to share my answers here too.

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