LATEST POST: You say Dubrovnik….

There is something inexplicably attractive about old walls. Take any random town, surround it with an old wall, and the place will suddenly become exponentially more appealing to visitors. A rule that seems to holds true even if the wall in question is a dilapidated ruin, although the […]

Adventures in Jordan (Part II)

In my last blog post I wrote about arriving in Jordan, where I promptly proceeded to romp around in the desert. Although it was a lot less like the Lawrence of Arabia experience I’d anticipated, and a lot more like being an explorer on Mars. For further details, […]

Adventures in Jordan (Part I)

  A taxi dropped us off a few minutes before midday at the Yitzchak Rabin border crossing, just to the north of Eilat, Israel’s southernmost city. There we joined a long queue waiting to have their documents checked. Ahead of us was a large Arab family, a group […]