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Published March 30, 2013, 11:33 PM

Away from Home: The Monastery

What: The Monastery, Petra, Jordan

By: Don R. Krassin, Wahpeton, N.D., INFORUM

What: The Monastery, Petra, Jordan

When: Feb. 15

Distance from Fargo: 6,338 miles

Comments: This is the same national park that President Barack Obama recently visited. He walked in the Treasury. The monastery is larger but more remotely located near the top of the surrounding mountains.