Category Archives: Middle East

Sssh

The sign says ‘silence‘ as I gingerly step down the stone steps, careful not to slip. Then just as I enter the dark cave, dust centuries of  years old, hit the back of my throat. I gasp for air trying not to splutter but I can’t hold it and my cough turns into a huge coughing… Continue Reading…

Palestine

‘What’s your name?’ the children shout in an excited manner. ‘Want to play football?’ Palestine is so welcoming. On a tour through one of the villages, the people all shout ‘hello’, smile and some even invite you in for dinner. This is a far cry from the West Bank that I have seen portrayed in the news. This little village is home to 3800… Continue Reading…