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A cliff climbed and the mountain that lays before me

My voice choked, my journey changed, it evolved, it took buses and trains and grew, every train station closer to the fight and further from my wonder in exploring myself and this beautiful Israel, a wide eyed child once again silenced to make way for grown up things. It is time I used my voice,

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Nahariyya Nights – The song of Poor Bernie

Unsurprisingly the last few days have been blue and introspective. Trying to shake this feeling of exhaustion, and apply for jobs, trying desperately to ignore my rapidly sinking financial situation, (Titanic anyone…) which is starting to leave me terribly exposed.     “Breath” but everything will be fine, it has to be, to which end,

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Leaving the city of gold

I have decided to leave Jerusalem early, maybe its the stress of Aliyah, or just being stressed, but the people and city are depressing me. So many things that I’m seeing that I just cant resolve within myself. So I have decided to step things up a bit and move onto Haifa, secretly I’m actually

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A tale of 2 City's

The old city of Jerusalem is steeped in it history bearing down upon it and its inhabitants with almost a oppressive quality. My first view of the city was from my “bedroom” at around 5 am when the Mosque Called to prayer, and the sun started to crawl its away to conqueror the its city

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The Road to Jerusalem

After the aggravation and disappointment of Eilat, The road to Jerusalem seemed the best distraction, and I am finding that I’m getting itchy feet more readily, I see what every means about the travel being addictive, I could very easily get used to this as a permanent lifestyle. The biggest Surprise to come Out of

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Today has been another test of my ability to back down from my own resolve, I am not accustomed to not achieving my goals. Unfortunately the desert leg of my travels is going to have to be put on hold until next year, acceptance of this really turned my head upside down, I had a

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Eilat is HOT.. a dry hot, it feels like the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard. You can feel you are close to or in fact in a dessert next to water, the atmosphere is like a constant tug or war between the 2. And as beautiful as a Tel Aviv Sunset on the ocean

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Follow me I'm lost!

While leaving the Tel Aviv central bus station I had a “Bella Vista’ of the city, sprawling below bustling along to its on vibrant high energy tune, No on my way to Eilat, I find myself at fear of the loss of the little security I had manage to build up in myself and around

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Even if it is slow you can still get there.

My absorption into the Israeli citizenship is now complete, I fear that my journey as an Israeli person is still a long ways from realization. Having the opportunity to look into a society from an outside perspective is fascinating, educational, soul searching and introspective. I am however beginning to get frustrated with myself and my seeming inability

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Know your limits

To day has been full of realizations about Israel, Israeli’s and the hardest of all today was about my self and my own limits. What the mind wants the body cannot always provide indefinably. So my force of nature approach although effective for as long as it lasted was not sustainable, and I collapsed, I