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05/31/2012

The Jordan sand art bottle was listed in the Guinness book of world records!

"Jordan entered the Guinness book of world records for the largest sand-filled bottle, commemorating the 200th anniversary of rediscovering Petra, which is situated 260 km south of Amman.", Jordan tourism board stated.
The bottle was 3m high, weighted 60kg and was filled with 270kg of colored sand by 1000 participants.
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The board displayed the bottle during its participation in ITB Berlin 2012. Petra, the Pink City, is a historical city carved of pink stone situated to the south of Jordan and was built by the Nabataeans in the 4th century B.C. as their capital.

On July 7th, 2007, Petra was chosen to be one of the seven world’s wonders.
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PS. Photo credits:
Bottle: Amoon news
Petra: Public domain

May 31, 2012 in Iraq |