topics: zatar (food), Palestinian activism, West Bank, administrative detainees, Israeli settlements, HISTORY, Oslo Peace Accords, Israeli/Palestinian conflict; jump to dispatch

BikeAbout Log

At 6:00 PM
previous day's journalDecember 13–14, 1997next day's journal
Sunrise (local): 6:30 a.m.
Sunset (local): 4:38 p.m.
60°F partly cloudy
Traveled Since Dec. 12
38 mi / 62 km

1534 mi / 2471 km
Lat: 31° 32' 28" N
Lon: 35° 06' 01" E
Elev: 3056 ft / 932 m

[Webmaster's note: This dispatch covers the days from December 13 to December 14. The almanac data refers to December 14.]

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Hebron click to view a map
Where We're Staying: the homes of different members of Hisham Sharabati's family
Places We Visited: Israeli settlements of Hebron, Hebron's souq, and the Ibrahimi Mosque
Featured Site: West Bank
Person of the Day: Hisham Sharabati click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: zatar
Breakfast: eggs cooked with potatoes, jam, olive oil, and zatar
Lunch: falafel sandwiches
Dinner: grilled chicken, many varied salads, and rice
Olive Count: 1320
Word of the Day: Sh'ish'malak? click to hear an audio clip means "What is your name?" in Arabic.
Tech Fact of the Day: What is an administrative detainee?
Flat Count (Cumulative): 4
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 20
Go to Previous Journal PageGo to Next Page

Next Stop: Bethlehem!

View Rider Notes

BikeAbout Itinerary & Journal Discussion Groups About Palestine eDscape Projects BikeAbout Scrapbook
Discussions About

About BikeAbout Mediterranean Journey BikeAbout Partners Resource Library

Internet access while in Palestine was provided by PalNet.

Daedalus Design Group Computer Curriculum Corporation Compaq

Copyright 1997-2004 BikeAbout. All rights reserved.