It's not a Holy City till someone takes their tits out. June 16th 2007 It’s a magical time of year for Jerusalem, when the city opens its doors to thousands of American college kids visiting on taglit. Described by one website as “first time, peer group, educational trips” to the Holy Land, it’s become quickly clear that “balls-out, drink-till-you-drop fuckfests” might be slightly more appropriate. While the cultural benefits of a birthright trip are sur ... read more
Middle East » Israel » Jerusalem District » Jerusalem Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Subsequently, the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without... ... read more
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UPDATE, 22 January 2010: For those of you - both of you? - who have been following this blog off and on (mostly off) for the past few years, it's time to officially put it on a permanent hiatus. As much as I love these nutty little essays about my time on the road, they're just a bit too time-consuming to keep up with, given the demands of my freelance work. So for now, my dear TravelBlog, it's time to say adieu, though ... full info