Giovanna Dell'Orto

This April 23, 2016 photo shows camels in front of the Treasury building in Petra, the ancient rock-hewn city that is Jordan’s blockbuster destination. This Middle Eastern country delivers a blockbuster list of iconic ancient monuments, otherworldly landscapes and warmhearted hospitality, with Petra as its tourism jewel. (Giovanna Dell’Orto via AP) NYLS208 NYLS208

Exploring Jordan’s cultural fusion

Both the vibrant capital, Amman, and the remote, otherworldly desert landscapes are speckled with artistic masterpieces and profoundly moving sites important to multiple faiths.