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... is simply because of the fact that I will be going for a 6-month internship to Israel from July onwards. The only thing standing between me and Israel, at this point of time, is the Visa, which (hopefully) shouldn't be much of an issue, considering that my passport was issued in Indonesia and I have a Malaysian ...
... dreamy to me). I'd complain, but I think I got off pretty easy. I only have one international trip this year while some of my other colleagues have two each, and I think each of theirs will last even longer than 17 days. Like I said...I can't imagine.
My first stop this year was Tel Aviv, Israel, which, as we all know, is conveniently on the way to Eastern Europe where I'll be spending the rest of my time. Tel Aviv was actually added on to my itinerary after ...
... by a whale in the Biblical story. It was old. See pics. Then we met with Gisha, an organization that works to empower movement for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. So, I didn't realize this but Israel has been tightening up their noose around Gaza since they withdrew their settlements in 2005. Along with economic sanctions (limiting import and exports), they have also created what is called the permit regime. Israel will not let anyone out of Gaza. Not even to visit their friends ...
... morning. But to get there we had to fly from Israel back into Amman, Jordon and take a connecting flight as the Emirates did not allow any direct flights from the country. So we took a taxi to the Airport and were greeted by a million or so security checks. We would walk no more then 5 meters before the next military official (all of them looked in their early 20s probably completing their 2 years compulsory service) stopped us again and asked for our passports and ...
... s house we stopped at his brother’s farm. There was a tent in the field where his brother, Khalid, and his cousin from Germany offered us tea. They spoke passionately about ending the occupation.
When we returned to the house a feast was waiting for us. She made two traditional dishes, Kabsa and Maqluba (mack-loo-bah). They were upside-down dishes with Egyptian rice in one and Basmati rice in the other. They both had ...
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