Rolling down to Jaffa

My second rule of travel? Check the local sporting fixtures when planning. I've got two maps - one keeping track of all the countries I visit, the other all of the stadia. I don't really watch sport on TV - back home I'll cheer on the Hurricanes or Wellington Phoenix in person, but televised sport doesn't do it … Continue reading Rolling down to Jaffa

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Jerusalem, if I forget you

My first memory of Israel? Being woken up by the flight attendant. Israel is a place I've for years dreamed about visiting. Never though I'd be visiting while dreaming! The distance finally caught up with me, and at some point during the flight I'd fallen asleep. The flight attendant roused me shortly before we began our descent into Tel … Continue reading Jerusalem, if I forget you