topics: zatar (food), Palestinian activism, West Bank, administrative detainees, Israeli settlements, HISTORY, Oslo Peace Accords, Israeli/Palestinian conflict; jump to dispatch
|At 6:00 PM|
December 13–14, 1997
|Sunrise (local): 6:30 a.m.|
Sunset (local): 4:38 p.m.
|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.]
- Where We Are: Hebron
- 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
- 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? 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
Next Stop: Bethlehem!
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