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Walking Palestine

Stefan Szepesi

Walking Palestine

25 journeys into the West Bank

by Stefan Szepesi

  • 86 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Interlink Books in Northampton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guidebooks,
  • Description and travel,
  • Hiking

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stefan Szepesi
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS110.W47 S94 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24907262M
    ISBN 109781566568609
    LC Control Number2011028745

    The book ventures into the traits and character of Palestine as it is today. km of walking trails are described and mapped in detail throughout the book. There is a wealth of practical walking tips, like: Greet anybody along the trail (ways of greeting in Arabic are provided).Reviews: 7. "In my opinion, the book, Churchill: Walking with Destiny, is the most precious gift of the year —in history, education, knowledge, and literature If there were a Nobel Prize for historical research, Andrew Roberts would be a perfect candidate." —The Jerusalem Report.

      This week sees the publication of Walking Palestine, a guide to 25 walks, the fruits of a four-year project by a Dutch diplomat, Stefan Szepesi. A Passionate and practical guide to exploring the natural beauty of Palestine With the images of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict so dominant in our minds, walking for leisure is the one activity probably least associated with the West Bank : Interlink Publishing.

      Because Walking Palestine, 25 Journeys into the West Bank, is one of the most captivating and informative guide books I have ever seen. (And because I love the books of Interlink Books and want to encourage you to explore their on-line store, I’m linking to them rather than to my Amazon affiliate account.).   Synopsis This book is a winner of Orwell Prize This book covers over two decades of turmoil and change in the Middle East, steered via the history-soaked landscape of Palestine. When Raja Shehadeh first started hill walking in Palestine, in the late s, he was not aware that he was Reviews:


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In Walking Palestine Stefan Szepesi has helped to make Palestine a more accessible and attractive tourist destination. Stefan s book shows what a beautiful place Palestine is and how rewarding it is, for Palestinians and visitors alike, to explore its natural and cultural heritage on foot.

This is a splendid book.4/4(5). In Walking Palestine Stefan Szepesi has helped to make Palestine a more accessible and attractive tourist destination. Stefan s book shows what a beautiful place Palestine is and how rewarding it is, for Palestinians and visitors alike, to explore its natural and cultural heritage on foot.

This is a splendid book.4/5(5). Beyond the km of walking trails described and mapped in detail throughout the book, Walking Palestine offers a wealth of practical walking tips, including references to local guides, the West Bank’s best leisure spots and countryside restaurants, and the most charming places to spend the night.

But Stefan Szepesi’s book wanders well off the beaten track of Palestine as only a synonym for occupation and strife, exploring its inspiring natural and cultural landscape, its intriguing past and present, and the hospitality of its book takes first-time walkers and experienced hikers, as well as armchair explorers, through Palestine’s steep desert gorges, along its tiny.

About The Book Raja Shehadeh is a passionate hill walker. He enjoys nothing more than heading out into the countryside that surrounds his home. But in recent years, his hikes have become less than bucolic and sometimes downright ed on: J Walking along the Path of Abraham “Discover the ancient wonders of this part of the middle east, the birthplace of many religions and the locations Walking Palestine book many Biblical stories from Jericho to Bethlehem.

You will be passing through thousands of years of history that is etched in every small town to old cliff side monasteries and monuments. For decades Raja has found comfort in walking, following what in Arab culture is called sarha – meaning to roam freely, at will, without restraint: to go where the spirit takes you.

In Palestinian Walks he invites the reader to come along for the unique experience of a sarha in Palestine. The six walks that comprise the book span a period of. Walking trails in Palestine are as old as the stones of Jerusalem. Caravan routes were used to cross Palestine through three different areas: the Jordan Valley (rift valley), the Central or Patriarch’s Route, and Via Maris.

Caravans were used to trade and exchange goods with the people who lived in Palestine through all ages and civilizations. The Walking Palestine Facebook Group shares information on walking and ecotourism activities in Palestine and is named after the book "Walking Palestine; 25.

Walking for Palestine by John Salisbury. Product details. Paperback: pages. Publisher: John Salisbury. ISBN: Trim size: x mm. Synopsis “In my job I’ve interviewed countless thousands of authors about a multitude of books – but have rarely come across someone as delightful and inspirational as John Salisbury.

Beyond the km of walking trails described and mapped in detail throughout the book, Walking Palestine offers a wealth of practical walking tips, including references to local guides, the West Bank s best leisure spots and countryside restaurants, and the most charming places to spend the night.

Masar Ibrahim al-Khalil is a long distance cultural walking route in Palestine. The trail spans kilometers, extending from the village of Rummana, northwest of Jenin, to Beit Mirsim, southwest of Hebron (al Khalil). Book Now From USD 2' Tuesday, 3 of November Burqin To Arraba - Masar Ibrahim Thru Hike.

Beyond the km of walking trails described and mapped in detail throughout the book, Walking Palestine offers a wealth of practical walking tips, including references to local guides, the West Bank’s best leisure spots and countryside restaurants, and the most charming places to spend the : Stefan Szepesi.

Walking Palestine: 25 Journeys into the West Bank eBook: Szepesi, Stefan: : Kindle Store. Writing/Walking Palestine: Raja Shehadeh charts his city, Ramallah, and Penny Johnson explores our common lives and histories with animals, through a reading from their respective new books "Going Home, A Walk Through Fifty Years of Occupation" and "Companions in Conflict: Animals in Occupied Palestine"Followed by a conversation with Professor Safwan.

Walking Palestine presents all the practical tools needed for 25 day hikes in Palestine, ranging from a scant 4 kilometers up to 16 kilometers in length, with easy family-friendly jaunts and more challenging adventures.4/5.

Raja Shehadeh is Palestine's leading writer. He is also a lawyer and the founder of the pioneering Palestinian human rights organisation Al-Haq. Shehadeh is the author of several acclaimed books including Strangers in the House and Occupation Diaries and winner of the Orwell Prize for Palestinian Walks.

He lives in Ramallah in Palestine. The book ventures into the traits and character of Palestine as it is today. km of walking trails are described and mapped in detail throughout the book.

There is a wealth of practical walking tips, like: Greet anybody along the trail (ways of /5(7). Over two decades of turmoil and change in the Middle East, steered via the history-soaked landscape of Palestine.

This new edition includes a previously unpublished epigraph in the form of a walk. When Raja Shehadeh first started hill walking in Palestine, in the late s, he was not aware that he was travelling through a vanishing landscape. Walking Palestine: 25 Journeys Into the West Bank; Walk the plains and hills of Burqin, Jenin and Zebabde; experience the the cool springs of al-Bidaan; explore the tides of empire at charming Sebastia; indulge in Palestinian food, beer and hospitality in Taybeh and Birzeit; wander about in Palestine’s most colourful wadis around Aboud; descend through spectacular wadis.

The book includes some introductory information on walking in Palestine and a bit of natural history with helpful web references for further exploration. The walks are then organized geographically, each with full information including not only characteristics of each walk (length, difficulty, map, etc.) but also notes on sights, "places to go Reviews: 1.We enjoyed walking several blocks around historic Old Town Palestine, from the Pint and Barrel up to and around the historic courthouse.

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In less than 15 minutes you can book a nearby dog sitter, daycare provider, or dog walker, who'll take complete care of your loved one - at their place or yours. Book walkers near you Emily W New Palestine, IN