We Can Build a Beautiful City February 20th 2017 Alas, it was my final day in Jerusalem. I could easily spend so much longer here as it was fast becoming my favorite city. I would finally be able to go up onto the Temple Mount itself. I had mentioned that this was my plan at dinner the previous night. The French girl, whose stay in Jerusalem overlapped exactly with mine, asked if she could come along. We made plans to meet at breakfast and then ... 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 41 years old. I am currently living in New York and enjoying my life as a semi-retired teacher. Although I spend a most of my time in domestic tranquility it is my aim to take one major solo trip each year. My three most recent journeys are a pilgrimage through the Holy Land, a crazy month in Cambodia, and a return to India. Life is one gloriously unpredictable mess. My travels have taken me to many different places and I hope to experience and venture out to many more.
I have filled in many of the gaps between my 2000 graduation up until today. Well apart from the five years living in... full info