Taste of Palestinian Life November 6th 2005 During my short stint in Jerusalem, one of the most memorable experiences was being able to spend a few hours over in the West Bank town of Ramallah. The trip started with a bus ride to the Israeli side of the security fence (read concrete wall). From there, a short walk to the Palestinian side and another bus to get to Ramallah. We arrived at around rush hour, and the traffic was fairly intense c ... read more
Middle East » Israel » West Bank » Ramallah 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
I am a 27 year old Hungarian-American (hold both passports). I started blogging during the start of my semester in Lithuania, Spring 2004. I have continued since, drawing mostly on travel undertaken as part of my education. In a past life I was an Account Manager for a Chemical Sales company. Now, I work as a dorm parent in a foster home / orphanage in a Hungarian speaking part of Romania.
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