Dear Reader, It was on a very rainy day that my friends and I decided to take a day off to explore the Judaean Desert. We were working on the fields anyway so rain was not a good idea that day. Plus I had many things listed that […]
Dear Reader, Almost every city has its graffiti. Take a look at Cairo for example, or Belgrade. Even in Rome you find amazing drawings, if you passed by the San Lorenzo neighbourhood you cannot help but notice the enormous and colourful graffitis that tell the story of the […]
Dear Reader, Packing is a pickle, especially for people like me who tend to bring almost… everything. A few months ago I received a question regarding packing instructions and advise for sporty countries. I thought that was a really good question because it will definitely vary depending on […]
This is what Gaza strip beach looks like on a busy Friday afternoon. People in Gaza are not allowed to go beyond than one mile out into the Gaza Sea.
© Stanito, 2012 Dear reader, Every place on earth has its own celebrity/ies. At Sea Level on the way to Jericho and leading to the lowest point on earth (and the saltyest!), dear reader, this majestic, royal, modest, proud creature is a must-visit on your check list.
Dear Reader, This is the Id-Deir Mar Saba, Monastry of St. Sabas, located in the Judean Desert. Founded 483 CE by Saint Sabbas from Cappadocia, Greece, this Greek Orthodox monastery is the oldest oldest surviving continuously inhabited monastic community. Home to pilgrims monks looking for hermitage, the isolated […]
Dear Reader, Tuesday, January 29, the Haaretz.com website reads as follows: The United Nations Human Rights Council issued a report stating that Israel is violating international law in the Palestinian Territories, and that Israel “must immediately initiate a process of withdrawal of all settlers” from the West Bank and […]
This is the Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem. Founded in 1950, Aida hosts refugees from more than 25 demolished villages from Jerusalem and Hebron. The population of refugees continues to grow, but the area does not.
Before dawn on Saturday 17, Israel started one the most ferocious and massive ground war on Gaza following rocket attacks from Hamas militants. And the story will automatically repeat as follows:
Dear Reader, It is challenging to try to relate the relevant history of the area now known as the Palestinian territories without offending someone. Depending on the point at which you begin the narrative, the balance of things, rights and claims can look very different.