Watering a desert January 31st 2011 Highway 40 runs from central Israel all the way down to Eilat, cutting through the Negev desert, serving as one of the main connections of the area. The speed limit is 90 km/h, sometimes 100, but the cars zipping past me are going rather at 120-150.
It's mostly young couples in posh Lexus or Toyota SUVs that I see this Thursday morning. They are on their way to Eilat for a long weekend in on ... read more
Middle East » Israel » South District » Eilat 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
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