Tel Aviv: to some people the name is synonym with wild nightlife and trendy clubs. Others still associate the place with the conflict of the Middle East… To me, it’s a place I had been dying to see for a very long time!… Continue reading
“This is the place where Jesus met his mother on the way to the Cross” the shopkeeper explains to me.
“And if you take the next street on your right, you can see where Pontius Pilate condemned Jesus to death”.
I am on a trip to discover the holy sites of Jerusalem and standing on the “Via Dolorosa”, said to be the exact same road Jesus took on the way to the cross, brings back memories of my childhood, memories about the stories I heard over and over again in school…
The Via Dolorosa leads to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, identified as the place of the crucifixion and the tomb of Jesus.… Continue reading
As I drive down to 400m below sea level, the landscape becomes drier and drier. The temperature rises and the stone desert looks like a hostile environment in which nothing ever grows or stays alive. I love those barren landscapes, a proof of the overpowering forces of nature.… Continue reading