Today we were hoping Varanasi would live up to our expectations, that every scene would make for a postcard, that people would leave us alone to explore the ghats and the temples, and that we’d be able to eat well and relax. I was wearing a white linen suit which earned me more Namastes and… Continue reading Greetings From Varanasi, The Holiest City In The World!
Daniel Adler Gets Lost in Jerusalem
I walked. Not directly to the Old City, that would be too easy. I took a right to the Russian Neighborhood where that German guy pointed (he actually just entered the room, funny how that happens…), the one who lent me his passport so I could check in since you need an Israeli stamp to… Continue reading Daniel Adler Gets Lost in Jerusalem
Daniel Adler, Bareback In Jerusalem
I had always imagined Jerusalem as crowded, sweaty, and somehow more third world than the rest of the Middle East, with arid dust rising behind me, monkeys screaming in the distance, the call to prayer sounding and lots of white robes and payos. In reality, Jerusalem is built on a small mountain, about two thousand… Continue reading Daniel Adler, Bareback In Jerusalem