(Almost) Catching up with the present January 13th 2011 "Why are you here?" asks a small, young man with jet-black hair and goatee less than a minute after I step off the plane. It's 3:15am, and I've just arrived at Ben-Gurion International, having hardly slept at all and feeling queasy from the bad airplane food. The man stops me on the way to the passport check.
"Just travelling." I reply with a hint of surprise at the unexpected interception.
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Middle East » Israel » Tel Aviv District » Jaffa 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
Working hard to be a glass-half-full kinda guy.
"And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee" Matthew 5:29
"You don’t do that to no lady. You gonna get it now, fool." Mr. T
"Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist." George Carlin
January 2008 - Portugal, Spain, Morocco
February 2008 - Norway, Sweden, Slovenia
March 2008 - Poland, Slovakia
April 2008 - Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania
May 2008 - Latvia, Estonia, Singapore, Australia
June 2008 - Australia
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