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More of a blog than a travelogue.....

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I am visiting Palestine later in the year...then heading off to Jordan (hence asking Horus to post about Petra again)
Whilst in Palestine I wanted to keep a blog, but decided to start one before I go....letting people know my preparations and filling them in on the history and culture.
So please read and follow if you want to know more about the trip I will be undertaking.

http://shakingtheshadowsfromtheolivetre ... press.com/


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Lisa that is absolutely wonderful, I shall look forward to reading all that you have to tell us. :)

I loved the video and found it quite emotional and beautiful......I'm just a silly old sod :)

I am of an age that when at primary school geography books had lots of pink in them and there was still the remnants of an Empire. I also well remember that Palestine was prominent as an autonimous state. I have always had the greatest sympathy for the plight of the Palestinian people and I would love to be able to join a future party there. For many reasons that is unlikely to happen but in the meantime I am sure that your excellent blog will be interesting and enlightening.

Good luck and safe journey on your travels.
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Awww Grandad, thank you for your kind words.
The video is emotional, this is the village we will be stopping in and these were events that took place on the previous visits that happened last year. I expect to have many tears whilst there as well as much laughter.

You would be more than welcome to come...all you need is your plane fare and an open mind. Pm me if you want more details.
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New post added to the blog for those who are reading it.

http://shakingtheshadowsfromtheolivetre ... press.com/
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Oh Lisak! I've just read this - and your blog - and all I can say is what a wonderful thing to do and a great experience! Good luck with all your preparations and just keep writing that blog! :up

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Thanks Ruby Slippers....keep popping in on it or subscribe to get the new posts to keep up to date with it, and thank you for your kind comment.
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Way cool Lisak! Looking forward to more!

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Looking good Lisa ;)
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Thanks for that map and explanation, Lisak! I've read about the 'encroachment' for want of a better word, but had no idea it was quite so extensive! Keep going with the blog! :up

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I didn't either Ruby until I saw the map myself.....shocking isn't it?

Thank you for your kind words again, and Horus good to see you where have you been? (says me who hardly pops on)
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New post added...just click on the previous link.
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I do hope you make it to Jerusalem, Lisak! I think I'm going to be with you in spirit if not in actual body! I'm getting quite excited for you now. :D

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Awww thanks Ruby, that's lovely. :ks
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New post today about an event I was at yesterday x
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Lisak, struggles like this are never just about 'land'! They are about greed and domination! Although slavery was abolished a couple of hundred years ago - basically, the 'need to own' is still there! :cry: Be it property, land or people. Thanks for posting about your developing thoughts on your trip. I feel through your writings that I'm getting to know a bit about you - and so far I like what I'm seeing. :up

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Aw thanks again Ruby xx

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Lisak, I can't find your Fb page! :(

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I've just read your latest entry on Fb, Lisak! Aren't people surprising? What a wonderful thing to do! :up

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I know it was really heartwarming Ruby. Lovely kind lady. xx
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