Mount of Olives: So Far to Find You February 18th 2017 I had been anticipating my day on the Mount of Olives since quite early in my planning phase. Especially understanding that it was the hill where Christ arrived and descended into Jerusalem, setting off the momentous events of Easter Week all those many years ago. I had already figured out that the best way to go would be to egress out of Lion’s Gate, which was just down the street from the pilg ... read more
Middle East » Israel » Jerusalem District » Jerusalem 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 back home 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... full info