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On Tour with David, the Horse Rescuer

September 15, 2018

In this post, I visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem with Sarah and with David Garbe, a local veteranarian and proprietor of Al Buraq Arabians, and we then travel out further into the Palestinian Territory of the West Bank, visiting Jericho and Hebron, the ruins of Herod the Great's palace at Herodium, the monastery of Mar Sabah, Ramallah, Nablus, Sebastia, Burqin and Jenin. Check out the video at the start!

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September 11, 2018

Out into the Palestinian Territory

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September 5, 2018

From Jordan to Jerusalem

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August 18, 2018

A Journey through Jordan

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August 13, 2018

The Last of Lebanon

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August 1, 2018

Lebanon, Explored

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July 22, 2018

Landing in Lebanon

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A Maverick Inuit Way and the Vikings

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About the Author

Mary Jane Walker is a writer of historically well-informed travel stories that come with an autobiographical flavour. Mary Jane is a solo woman traveller who travels with no plans, just using intuition. She suffered a tragedy in her personal life and sought refuge through hiking and travelling the world.

Mary Jane first experienced world travel in an unusual way, as part of the crew on a Chinese junk named La Dame de Canton, the first to be built in the old way in decades. La Dame sailed from Canton, now Guangzhou, to Paris.

After only six weeks on the boat, Mary Jane found herself in the US military base of Diego Garcia, in which the junk sought refuge with ripped sails and water contaminated by salt.

Just as in the old days of exploration by sail, the voyage took a couple of years to complete, with many stops along the way for fresh water and supplies, and, yes, for repairs as well.

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