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Last of the unmapped world: Google trekkers in Petra

When Street View 
came to Britain, an entire country looked itself up. Today its reach knows — almost — no limits. Google has sent trekkers to unchartered corners of the globe. Their latest mission? To map Jordan’s ancient city of Petra. Lena Corner was the only journalist to join them. Photography by Kate Peters

Six hours from London: Amman

Mysterious Jordan is just a six hour flight from London. Chris Leadbeater gives his tips for making the most of the city and beyond

City hot spots: Downtown Amman

Jordan's capital has some surprising gems in its downtown area. Caroline Egan picks the best spots for a taste of Jordanian culture

Jordan: the next big 'it' destination?

Jordan ain't half hot right now — thanks to its plush hotels, rich history and an upcoming Star Trek theme park, says Angelina Villa-Clarke

Jordan: Living history

Jordan is well known for its ancient attractions. Now it's offering breathtaking nature trails and divine spas, says Angelina Villa-Clarke