I’m not religious, but Jerusalem has always been a place of interest for me. My desire to visit the holy city, as it’s often called, stemmed from sheer curiosity. How is one little spot on the planet so important that it drives some of the most major conflicts our world has seen? It’s a lightning rod for clashes between Christianity, Judaism and Islam – and I always wanted to know why. What was so special about it that throughout its thousands of years of turbulent history mankind has fought one another for control of it? Continue reading “Jerusalem, Israel” »
It’s a strange thing when I feel like sleeping in, and Victoria suggests waking up at 3:30am for two hikes and a swim in the Dead Sea, but that’s just what happened one day in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem is a city on hills, which makes it a beautiful, and challenging city in which to run. From buildings that are thousands of years old to brand new bikeways and pedestrian streets, it’s got a lot to offer anyone wishing to hit the pavement. Continue reading “Running in Jerusalem” »