Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow February 19th 2017 After much research and anticipation, the day of my Bethlehem excursion had arrived. I like the shepherds and wisemen before me would be making my way to the place where Jesus was born. I had gotten good advice from my fellow pilgrims about what to expect and what bus to take.
The bus, since it would be going into the Palestinian territory, would leave from the Arab bus station just outside of th ... 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 am 40 years old. I am currently living in New York. I have left my permanent job in search of something new. I think my life as a wandering international is behind me, but an ever changing turn of events shows that no one knows what will happen next. Life is one crazy rollercoaster ride. My travels have taken me to many different places and I hope I travel to see and experience many more.
I have filled in most of the gaps between my 2000 graduation up until today. Well apart from the five years living in Japan, where I felt so much like a local that blogging would have been more life blog... full info