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Travel Notes (+ Video) from Palestine

Travel Notes (+ Video) from Palestine

I never spent this much time at a border. Children are sleeping on the grey leather sofas in the VIP room, or crying because they're clearly tired of waiting. There's a National Geographic show on the television in the corner, with subtitles in Hebrew and the volume...

Travel Notes (+ Video) from Palestine

I never spent this much time at a border. Children are sleeping on the grey leather sofas in the VIP room, or crying because they're clearly tired of waiting. There's a National Geographic show on the television in the corner, with subtitles in Hebrew and the volume too low to understand what it's about. The VIP treatment at the Israel-Jordan border has its benefits. For $110 you get your own transport to cross a short distance of no man's land between Jordan and Israel (you're not allowed to bring your own car), you can skip all the queues (and I see many) and there's a separate room with free drinks where you can wait. But they still let you wait. There's a...

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A Day Trip to Nara Deer Park in Japan

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I’m currently in Bath (the city, not the tub) where I’ll be ringing in the new year. It’s the last day of the year. The final blog post of 2018. Time to make travel plans for 2019 and look back at the beautiful places we visited this year. I didn’t travel as much as...

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