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Candles in front of Al Khazneh in Petra, Jordan
June 2, 2012

Petra, Jordan

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images Petra, the magical ancient land in Jordan, turns almost mystical by night. Candle lamps guide visitors down the mile-long Siq, and when you reach Al Khazneh, it is overwhelming to see this sight. People are gathered around these candles spread out in front of the Treasury while musicians play soulful music. (This photo and caption were submitted to the 2012 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.) Have photos of your own travels you would like to submit? Enter today! See our editors' picks » Vote for your favorites » Browse all entries » Submit your photos »
Photograph by Bhaven Jani

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