Destination: Palestine

A Journey Through Palestine

Immediately upon my arrival in Israel, I passed through the checkpoints and felt at home in the less-visited region of Palestine. Never have I made such a good choice and never have I been met in a country with so much welcome! For those planning a trip to Israel, an open-minded visit with the neighboring region of Palestine is a must. Something surprising about this country is the density of its population. The West Bank has a population of 1.7 million, but is only slightly larger than the state of Rhode Island. It is entirely feasible to stay in just one city and see all of the West Bank in day trips. I found Bethlehem to be a wonderful place to make my home base. Read More ›