Dead Sea

My alarm went off at 0600 as I intended to go to Temple Mount at 0700 when it opened but as I still had plenty of time in Jerusalem I turned over and went back to sleep, finally getting up at 0800 as that was when the free breakfast was on, a couple of slices … More Dead Sea


I left the hostel early and walked across the South of Tel Aviv to the Central Bus station to get on of the frequent services to Jerusalem, the terminal was a complete minefield with no set out structure and seemingly no proper floors as they were all over lapping and sloped, eventually I found the … More Jerusalem

Too many flights

An early start at 6 to catch my first flight, mainly because I didn’t quite know how I was getting to the airport. I had read that there was a junction where you could pick up minivans to take you to the airport for just $2 and I thought I knew where it was as … More Too many flights


We awoke with temperatures of -2 so after blasting the heaters for 5 minutes we decided it was warm enough to emerge from our sleeping bags. After setting off it didn’t take us long to reach the gates to Yellowstone National Park where we paid the $50 entry (half the price of the Grand Canyon). … More Yellowstone