I spent a whole day visiting Petra, the old city of Nabataeans in Jordan, and I got well why it is one of the Seven Wonders of the world. I can’t imagine the incredible feelings of the explorer who discovered it on 1812. But I remember well my sensations, when I smoked the hookah in front of the Monastery, waiting for the red-gold light at sunset. The Jordan friend who rent the shisha gently refused my money. ‘You are my guest’ – told me – and much probably he enjoyed the moment as well, sitting with me in front of this wonderful monument. While a slight breeze refreshed us and the shadows lengthening on the ground.
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