Liberation or Oppression July 2nd 2000 Hello my fellow travelers!
This is the second and final post I'll do about my trip to Israel and Palestine in July 2000. The last post covered my time in Israel while this post covers my time in Palestine.
We didn't (as far as I remember) venture into the Gaza Strip but we did go to the West Bank to visit Bethlehem and Wadi Qelt. Ownership of this area is complicated to say the least, as it ... read more
Middle East » Israel » West Bank » Bethlehem 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'm a small Swede that simply just love to travel. I haven't been around as much as I'd wish to yet, but my life long goal is to visit all the countries in the world. I still have a long way to go before that mission is accomplished though. I live with my two cats and one spider in Alvesta, a small city outside of Växjö where I try to host people from all over the world as often as I can. If you need a place to stay, just look me up on couchsurfing.org and send me a request. My living I make working as a insurance adviser, it's a soft job with plenty of free time.
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