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Petra - fear of heights a problem?

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OK, this is a stupid question, I know. From pictures I've seen recently it seems there are some steep drop-offs on the side of narrow paths (donkey ride to the monastery I think this picture was of).

I'm picturing having to crawl on my knees clinging to the other side of the path (straight wall of mountain) in order to get by this crevasse. I just am very afraid of heights! Wondering if it's better to walk than be on a donkey over which you'd have zero control.

Just wondering...

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