Travel Blogs from Ramallah, Palestinian Territory

Third Stop, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Third Stop

A travel blog entry by mrsdbrowning

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... Authority city of Ramallah in the West Bank. Our guide is an Arab-Israeli (Palestinian not living in an occupied territory). Our driver is a Palestinian living in the PA (west bank/eastern Jerusalem). It is so complicated and confusing. Today we drove by ...

Made to Feel Most Welcome, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Made to Feel Most Welcome

A travel blog entry by ricduncombe

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... effect because I have managed to go back into Palestine and visit the administrative capital city of Ramallah. Famous as a hotbed of chaos during the Palestinian Intifadas where some truly horrific things happened it is fair to say that things have calmed ...

Resilience, Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Resilience

A travel blog entry by corey_b

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... I couldn't stop thinking about it. There is so much racism here it blows my mind.   "Your going to (Palestinian) East Jerusalem?!" asked the Jewish lady from Jerusalem noticeably concerned about my safety. "Well, be careful!" ...

Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Bethlehem

A travel blog entry by fletcherclaytor

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... the church was held hostage in a month long siege. To protect the church, the Christian priests would not leave. The Palestinian soldiers honored the significance of the church and the place was spared by the Israelis. It's amazing what a place can ...

A balanced approach to the Israeli and Palestinian, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

A balanced approach to the Israeli and Palestinian

A travel blog entry by boblinscheid

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... day for a tour of the West Bank, the security fences. Arieh O'Sullivan of the Media Line was our guide into Ramallah, Palestinian territory, with visits to the Palestine Red Crescent Society (Red Cross in America) and visit with Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, high ...

The west bank, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territory travel blog

The west bank

A travel blog entry by jordanblair100

From Jerusalem we left for the west bank with the intention of spending the eve in Bethlehem, birthplace of Christ our savior. Turns out Mary chose a fuckin expensive location to be shitting out the son of god so we opted to just stay for a couple of ...

Not Quite Israel, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Not Quite Israel

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

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... taking more backroads, alleyways, and unpaved connectors than I could count. There was no security check going into "Area A" (fully Palestinian controlled area). The bus ended near the city center, conveniently right next to one of the hotels we read ...

Jan 4 - Passing through Kalandia checkpoint, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Jan 4 - Passing through Kalandia checkpoint

A travel blog entry by yoramgel

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... specific requests such as carrying a baby or traveling with a very old and/or feeble person. But although communication from the Palestinian to the guard was through hand and facial signs, communication from the guard was through a very loud, squawking, ...

Friday - again, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Friday - again

A travel blog entry by inanna

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... oder ausreisen dürfen. Nur für uns Ausländer ists kein Problem, oder für die vielen Palästinenser hier in Ramallah, die ins Ausland emigriert waren und nun einen anderen Pass als den palästinensischen haben. Das sind teilweise aber auch eigenartige ...

Behind the Wall, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Behind the Wall

A travel blog entry by mcantrell83

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... down the middle.  Once we had crossed the "border," the familiar yellow Israeli license plates were interspersed with green Palestinian Authority Plates.  Green plate cars are NOT allowed to enter Israel at any time.  Yellow plate cars can ...

Quand la routine étudiante s'installe..., Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Quand la routine étudiante s'installe...

A travel blog entry by stereotype

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... quitté mes deux logeuses palestiniennes et ma chambre à Al-Bireeh pour un appartement agréable situé en plein centre-ville de Ramallah, à savoir la place Al-Manarah. Grand lit, chambre spacieuse, grande cuisine, et vue sur le poste de police occupé ...

Jan 3 -- Treatment and Rehab for Torture Victims, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Jan 3 -- Treatment and Rehab for Torture Victims

A travel blog entry by yoramgel

... referring them to TRC. Right now there are about 9200 detainees in Israeli prisons - about 300 of them children. Palestinian culture creates some unusual difficulties for detainees who have been tortured. Anyone who has been arrested by the ...

Good B&B in Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Good B&B in Bethlehem

A travel blog entry by wmjohnstone

... . And ask Claire whether she's been able to fix the bathroom sink, which took hours to drain. The breakfast, which you'll eat with her family, is typically Palestinian and tasty. I gave them 150 NIS for the room and breakfast, though they asked for ...

Home sweet home, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Home sweet home

A travel blog entry by adnanmadi

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this is my home country what do you expect me to write? if you need any information about Palestine let me know, I will be more than happy to send ...

West Bank Capital, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

West Bank Capital

A travel blog entry by gearoids

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by joelrtw

to ...

Désobéissance civile !, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Désobéissance civile !

A travel blog entry by stereotype

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... . L'université de Birzeit ouvrira enfin ses portes le lundi 23 janvier, après quatre jours de fermeture. De retour à Ramallah, nous allons à la rencontre d'une centaine d'autres manifestants, devant le Muqata (palais présidentiel), qui sont quant à ...

May 11, 2012, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

May 11, 2012

A travel blog entry by aguerin

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Jun 29, 2011, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Jun 29, 2011

A travel blog entry by michaelstravels

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Quand Ramallah s'échauffe..., Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Quand Ramallah s'échauffe...

A travel blog entry by stereotype

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... étudiante en France... Pour rassurer les esprits inquiets, je dois préciser que les manifestations à l'intérieur de Ramallah n'ont absolument rien de dangereux, tout comme la vie quotidienne au sein de la ville, puisque les Israéliens sont ...

Eingelebt in Palästina, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Eingelebt in Palästina

A travel blog entry by inanna

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... wir gestiegen sind. Aber ein anderer hat uns eingelesen, und wir sind gut nach Jerusalem gekommen. Es sind nur 18 km von Ramallah nach Jerusalem, aber besonders in der Rush Hour kann man da locker Stunden verbringen. Als Ausländer gehts noch, aber die ...

Festival

Festival "nature" en Palestine

A travel blog entry by stereotype

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... bénévole, à raison d'une journée par semaine. Al-Dura est un charmant petit village palestinien à 15 minutes de Ramallah, jouxté par un ancien site naturel connu pour sa source d'eau fraiche, et pour ses vieux bassins en pierre, aujourd'hui vides. ...

All in a Day's Work, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

All in a Day's Work

A travel blog entry by mcantrell83

... in which the project is performed.  And on a separate and unrelated note, I've noticed a large number of foreigners in Ramallah, namely Germans, Americans, and Brits.  And the German flag is everywhere.  I want to make a joke about ...

Internet-Entzug ist vorbei!!, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Internet-Entzug ist vorbei!!

A travel blog entry by inanna

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Hallo! Oje, auch ich bin ein Zivilisations- und Technikopfer! Seit Donnerstag kein Internet, und ich bin fast wahnsinnig geworden!! Schlimm! Nun, nach einer nervenaufreibenden Stunde, in der unser Vermieter wegen der vielen Anrufe und Fragen von uns mit ...

Zweiter Tag Arbeit, erster Tag zuhaus, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Zweiter Tag Arbeit, erster Tag zuhaus

A travel blog entry by inanna

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Hallo alle zusammen! Damit auch meine deutsche Audienz zum Zuge kommt, ich aber zu faul bin, alles zweimal zu schreiben, wird es immer abwechselnd englische und deutsche Einträge geben - zudem sagen die Fotos ja alles, oder?? Bin von der Arbeit nach ...

New Friday!, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

New Friday!

A travel blog entry by inanna

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Hello everyone! So, today's my new Friday. Not feeling in a Friday mood though, maybe cause it's Thursday? Ah, bad joke, I know! Feeling a little helpless today, but that may be due to having slept very badly last night.... It was quite a chilly day ...

The countdown is on...., Ramllah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

The countdown is on....

A travel blog entry by melanie.hamael

Getting ready to leave.  26 more sleeps until we ...

Day trip to Bethlehem, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Day trip to Bethlehem

A travel blog entry by inanna

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... out of or within Palestine. There are also some roads, which can only be used by cars with a yellow Israeli numberplate (Palestinian numberplates are green) - the so-called Apartheid Roads - word leaves a bad taste, doesn't it. These are mainly the ...

Ein historischer Tag in Ramallah, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Ein historischer Tag in Ramallah

A travel blog entry by inanna

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... saß ich mit einer Menge Palästinenser vor dem Fernseher. Nach der Heimkehr der Freigelassenen haben sich hier in Ramallah tausende Menschen vor dem Regierungssitz von Mahmoud Abbas versammelt und seiner Rede gelauscht. Überall in der Stadt haben die ...

Ramallah and the West Bank, Ramallah, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Ramallah and the West Bank

A travel blog entry by dani.bora

Alex and I were in Ramallah to cover the first anniversary of Yasser Arafat's ...