Independent steps on holy ground
Most travellers opt for the security of a package
tour to the Holy Land. Gavin Drake checks
out travelling to Israel and Palestine alone
THE posters around the Abraham Hostel tell me that tonight's
offering by the in-house entertainment team is a Jerusalem pub
crawl. It sounds like the ideal opportunity to experience a
different side to Jerusalem. But the9 a.m. EasyJet departure from
London Luton Airport this morning has taken its toll on me, and I
opt for bed instead.
Crack-of-dawn check-ins aside, the journey is straightforward:
arriving at Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv, is like arriving at any
other airport ...
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