Category Archives: Travel

Walking the Wall

After leaving Claire’s we walked the wall that we had walked the previous year. We wanted to see if there were any changes, and boy there were. There were more posts on the ‘Wall Museum’ where people had written about … Continue reading

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Rachel’s Tomb

Back in Bethlehem Jo and I decided to visit Rachel’s tomb. This fiercely contested tomb used to be opposite the house of Claire Anastas. https://shakingtheshadowsfromtheolivetrees.wordpress.com/2012/10/08/a-christian-in-bethlehem/ Firstly to get there we needed to cross from Bethlehem to Jerusalem, even though the … Continue reading

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My trip in a nutshell

Forgive me for the lack of posts I made whilst I was in Palestine and Israel. I had planned to write a blog a day, but best laid plans and all that…. What I wanted to put in today’s post … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan(s) continued….

Forgive me…I made a mistake in my last blog. The Samaritans are not just Palestinian, they hold three passports, A Palestinian, an Israeli and a Jordanian passport. I have also been picked up on the fact that I never mentioned … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan(s)

From Nablus, we decided to visit the Samaritan’s village. These are a religious sect. Most people have heard about the ‘Good Samaritan’ from the bible where the Good Samaritan gave Jesus a drink of water from the well. Most people … Continue reading

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The Return continues…..

As we said goodbye to a more relaxed Hebron, we faced the biggest struggle which was to get a bus driver to understand that we only wanted to get the bus as far as the Al Quds restaurant…..most drivers left … Continue reading

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The Return.

Last year when we visited Hebron my head was messed up for a long time after I had left the place. I couldn’t help think of the people we had met there and their stories. I wondered how long they … Continue reading

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